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...

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...

USA’s 28 GHz auction nets just $702m, next mmWave sale starts in March

The FCC’s first millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum auction may be seen as a milestone for 5G, because of the regulator’s leadership in getting these...

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...

AT&T overhyped 5G, but it does have the most credible strategy in the USA

The hype surrounding the USA’s 5G program died a little over the past week, with the pro-longed 28 GHz spectrum auction attracting limited interest,...

A Year in Wi-Fi: Research and Analysis from 2018

Welcome to the Maravedis Wi-Fi Annual Resource. Here you will find analyses and commentaries from Maravedis experts on Wi-Fi, how it has transformed in 2018...

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...

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...

Service Providers’ Home Wi-Fi Strategies

As you read in my previous blogs, many home users suffer from poor Wi-Fi performance and hold their internet provider as ultimately responsible. As a...

The Future of Home Wi-Fi

Online media and OTT content are gaining in popularity and, as a result, many service providers are experiencing customer churn. Millions of Americans have...