Cellular Needs LPWA to Compete with Wi-Fi

IoT Finally Gets What it Needs By some estimates, there will be more than 20 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices in use by 2020....

Enterprise small cells can blaze the trail for a fully interoperable 5G RAN

One way in which 5G promises to be very different from its predecessors is in its focus on open platforms and interfaces above the...

How Guest Wi-Fi is Reshaping The Financial Institutions Sector

Banks, credit unions, insurance companies and other financial institutions in general have been leaders in embracing technology for core and back-office applications but have...

Home Managed Wi-Fi: A Growing Opportunity for Service Providers

With the proliferation of devices, the home is rapidly becoming a dense environment requiring a new level of Wi-Fi performance and coverage. The wireless...

AirTies can finally talk openly about Sky-Q hybrid mesh

Bulent Celebi, the ebullient chairman of AirTies Wireless Networks, has been talking to us about proprietary mesh networks and powerline as a spare backhaul...

The Promise of better Wi-Fi with AI

Artificial intelligence or AI for short has been described variously as a threat to humanity, a boon to economies, and many other things in...

Bridging Wi-Fi and 5G Towards a Converged RAN

5G, unlike previous generations of standards, will be more than just a cellular radio definition. Instead, it will be a broad platform which integrates...

Ericsson finally succumbs and joins the ORAN Alliance

After months of speculation, Ericsson has joined the ORAN (Open RAN) Alliance, in what looks like a mighty departure from the norms on which...

Broadband Forum Contributing to Home Wi-Fi

We were privileged to speak with Robin Mersh, CEO of the Broadband Forum for the preparation of our upcoming report “From Managed Home Wi-Fi...

Managing Wi-Fi in the Distributed Enterprise

There are numerous distributed organizations  with dozen, hundreds or even thousands of remote locations, venues, branches, or sites reporting to one or more regional...