Cablevision makes its Wi-Fi-only phone move

The day the US mobile operators have dreaded will arrive next month, when Cablevision launches Wi-Fi-only phone services, the first major cableco to do...

Inside Sprint’s Wi-Fi Strategy

Over the past decade, investors, analysts and customers have fixated on Sprint’s cellular network, particularly its struggles to accommodate the smartphone boom. But it’s...

Marriott dispute sparks WiFi regulatory rethink round the world

The ongoing storm over the Marriott’s jamming of external WiFi signals, in its meeting and conference rooms, has at least given regulators around the...

WiFi news at CES: Multiuser-MIMO chips and WiFi Aware

The latest WiFi Alliance certification program will center on WiFi Aware, which will enable device users to locate others nearby in order to join...

WiFi fights on all fronts as it goes after new US spectrum bands

As the lines between unlicensed and licensed spectrum blur in carrier strategies, bands of both types are increasingly valued and therefore contested. This is...

The Road to Network Convergence

A year ago, when the Wireless Broadband Alliance announced its Vision 2020 program, it was moving away from a specific focus on Wi-Fi, and...

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...

WiFi going software-defined

The role that software-defined networking (SDN) will play in the future of networking equipment and IT operations will continue to grow and evolve as...

Wi-Fi will be at the heart of Dubai Smart City

During the Wi-Fi Global Congress in San Jose, I had the pleasure to sit down with Paul Taylor, Manager Business Development & Wi-Fi services...

Telcos and the smart city opportunity

More than 100 cities across the world are currently in the process of implementing Smart city initiatives. With Europe, North America, and Asia playing...