Tag: analysis

The world’s cable WiFi leaders join forces on roaming

The carrier WiFi landscape was originally dominated by cellcos and mobile offload, but this year the momentum has shifted firmly towards the cable operators...

What will happen the day Iliad takes over T-Mobile USA

One of the shocks to us around the Iliad bidding for T-Mobile was the way T-Mobile executives came out and put a price of...

Taqua buys Kineto to offer complete voice over WiFi platform

Long term partners Taqua and Kineto Wireless are to merge, to exploit the rising carrier interest in voice over WiFi. Taqua, whose main product...

Google could make Iliad’s US adventure credible

French operator Iliad may have had its $15bn bid for T-Mobile USA rejected and branded “preposterous”, but it is unlikely to give up too...

Huawei and DoCoMo weigh into Unlicensed debate with LAA trial

So far the running for LTE-U (using LTE in unlicensed spectrum) has been made by Qualcomm, but this week both Huawei and NTT DoCoMo...

Cablevision happy to pass 1 million hotspots early

Last week Cablevision also came out with its numbers and once again we tried to nail down just what it is doing in WiFi...

FON expands its homespot model into businesses

FON, the grandfather of the homespot idea which is revolutionizing many carriers’ wireless models, is expanding more heavily into business locations, a move which...

Arris paper calls for blinkered change to Homespot WiFi

Arris has put out an interesting 20 page white paper calling for new layers of quality of service in WiFi Access Points, where that...

US cablecos push WiFi build-outs into seven figures

This week saw Cablevision announcing it had easily surpassed its goal of reaching one million WiFi public access points by year end, hitting that...

Huawei uses stadium play to showcase future networks

Until recently, large stadiums and venues either didn’t support decent mobile services, or were the preserve of DAS. Now, they have become every vendor’s...