Category: wifi


Wi-Fi Alliance moves to defuse LTE-U tensions

The Wi-Fi Alliance is hosting a ‘Coexistence Test Workshop’ in a bid to defuse tensions between users of Wi-Fi and LTE, as their appetite for unlicensed spectrum threatens to bring them into contention.

Boosting fan experience – monetizing the ‘Connected Stadium’

Monetizing venues beyond ticket prices and stadium advertising will be essential, especially to enhance the “fan experience” through wireless mobility in soccer or football stadiums, cricket grounds, basketball arenas, race tracks, and large amphitheaters.

Interop launches European cloud-based IMS and IP service hub

Virtual infrastructure specialist Interop Technologies has opened a European HQ and network operations centre in Dublin to support the launch of Europe’s first end-to-end cloud-based IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) core and IP services suite.

Vodafone UK launches wifi calling

UK operator Vodafone’s latest move in the country’s telecoms arms race has been to announce the launch of wifi calling on its UK mobile network.

Google launches OnHub IoT router

Internet giant Google has teamed up with TP-Link to launch a new router that claims to simplify domestic wifi and is the first device to use Google’s Brillo and Weave IoT software protocols.

Why Wi-Fi offload and roaming are key to meeting growing data demands

Data traffic demand is growing rapidly in the wake of operator strategies to encourage mobile broadband adoption. As a result, the industry is talking about offload as a solution but one which takes many forms, leaving many operators unsure of which path to take. The business case for Wi-Fi is evolving, and not just for data offload but also voice and messaging, offering an opportunity for the deeper integration of Wi-Fi with the operator’s service portfolio. However, what are the issues and friction points that operators might envisage, and how might they be overcome?

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