Mimosa takes WiFi from ‘cloud to client’ for WISPs

When Silicon Valley start-up Mimosa Networks raised a $20m Series C funding round in the summer, it brought a whiff of nostalgia, for the...

WBA conference points the way to 2020 for carrier WiFi

by Caroline Gabriel and Adlane Fellah Last week saw the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), which represents WiFi service providers round the world, holding its WiFi...

Guest Wi-Fi is the Key for Dine-In Restaurants to Engage Their Patrons

Engagement, engagement, and engagement, all with customers, are now the three most important things in the restaurant industry. Good food and good service have...

Emerging Opportunities for Wi-Fi Services

Behind the scenes of the massive expansion of public Wi-Fi around the world in recent years, there has been another development going on. The...

The Role of Wi-Fi & Unlicensed Technologies in 5G

Despite being sill defined, 5G is becoming a priority for telecom operators as 5G comes with the promise of unseen services and a broad...

Wi-Fi in an Increasingly Heterogeneous Environment

As the wireless world prepares for 5G, many aspects of the next generation of wireless networks remain uncertain. However, there is consensus around one...

Boingo ties with Procera to virtualize hotspots

Much of the virtualization focus in the early part of this year has been on the virtual CPE, a theme which is set to...

BT to be reunited with O2 for mobile push?

by Caroline Gabriel, Research Director, Maravedis-Rethink UK landline incumbent BT is serious about getting back into the mobile market, and could buy back O2 from...

Facebook and Google take contrasting routes to vast-scale Indian WiFi

In the early days of public WiFi, the Indian market was slow to take off because of regulatory and market obstacles. However, the mobile...

Telefonica and Liberty take new approach to WiFi gateways

Fixed-line operators are increasingly using WiFi as a killer weapon to extend their multiplay bundles into wireless, and that means the WiFi-enabled home gateway...