New Study Confirms That In-Store Wi-Fi Increases Customer Loyalty

Wi-Fi, and the technology that depends on a solid wireless infrastructure, are becoming increasingly important to retailers. Not only does Wi-Fi support critical back-office...

The Winding Road to 5G

The future of Wi-Fi is tied in many ways to the future of 5G. Although there is no clear definition of 5G, one thing...

Towards the Virtualization of the RAN

The topic of virtualized RAN is broad.  It has been an objective for several years.  The open RAN, or LTE 4G Open RAN Initiative,...

Wi-Fi Offload Summit USA wrap-up: Monetization and ‘Wi-Fi First’ on the move

What was the most important takeaway from the Wi-Fi Offload Summit in Palo Alto? Simply this: Public Wi-Fi in all its forms – including...

Planning for Wi-Fi Spectrum Needs

The widespread popularity of Wi-Fi and the continually increasing volumes of traffic on Wi-Fi networks mean that Wi-Fi spectrum needs will need to be...

Case Study: Boingo’s Convergence Strategy

Boingo is a champion of network convergence and a neutral host provider of Wi-Fi, DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems), and small cells. The company’s strategy...

Comcast goes mobile and Liberty joins MuLTEfire

The boundaries between the mobile operators and the cable providers are blurring in many countries, but nowhere more clearly than in the US, where...

Shopping Malls, a Fertile Ground for Guest Wi-Fi

According to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), there are over 200,000 shopping malls around the world ranging from less than 30,000 square...

Managed Home Wi-Fi, One Approach Does Not Fit All

Fixed operators did a great job in the past decade to deliver ever increasing speeds to the home and communicate to their customers that...

Comcast eyes global markets for its smart home service

The Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month did not turn out to be the stage for a battle to the death between Amazon, Google,...