Gowex – A blow struck against lackadaisical overseas regulation

This week Spain’s Gowex has filed for bankruptcy admitting that at least its last four years of accounts were more or less made up....

QOS for Successful Converged Networks

Whether on cellular or Wi-Fi networks, customers want the best connected experience at the best price. They expect the same quality of service no...

WiFi Alliance aims to be 5 GHz gatekeeper of 5 GHz

When the WiFi Alliance said recently that it wanted to oversee a coexistence certification system for the emerging LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) technology, it provoked a...

Can Big Data improve CSP’s margins?

The customer is king (or queen) in voice and data networking, and has been for some time. Nowadays, when customers say “jump!”, network providers...

Policy and Tech Innovations Take Center Stage at CCA 2018 Annual Convention

Keynote Program Includes FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr and Assistant Secretary David J. Redl, U.S. Department of Commerce Competitive Carriers Association’s (CCA) 2018 Annual Convention is...

Wireless going software defined

A problem for broadband operators and also OTT video providers is that consumer expectations are evolving faster than the service’s overall ability to meet...

What is your guest Wi-Fi DNA?

I have been tracking guest Wi-Fi platforms for over three years now and what amazes me the most is that I still hear new...

The Evolving Wi-Fi Business Models

It’s almost an understatement to say that the Wi-Fi platform is “evolving.” That’s because the rate of its evolution is so rapid and the...

What Retailers Don’t Get About Customers and Why Guest Wi-Fi Can Help

What would you think if someone told you that retailers insist on doing things their customers want the least, while missing out the things...

CES 2017: WiFi offerings jostle for operator and consumer attention

The recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was awash with WiFi players bustling for attention. Turkish WiFi mesh specialist AirTies boasted new operator trials, Comcast...