Tag: homespots

Arqiva offload UK WiFi assets to Virgin Media

Liberty Global’s Virgin Media operation in the UK is rumored to be buying the consumer WiFi operation of broadcast infrastructure player Arqiva – better...

CableWiFi Alliance survives US consolidation

Three of the five Alliance members have been acquired but this should make the hotspot roaming platform, now 500,000-strong, more powerful The CableWiFi Alliance has...

Orange holds BandwidthX hand, as it steps out in Europe

News out last week that Orange made an investment in fledgling connectivity marketplace BandwidthX, signals that per-haps its services are now on their way to...

How big is the WiFi Gap

A while ago a major client asked Maravedis to quantify broadband globally, and it has given us lots of data to point out disparities...

The State of Wi-Fi Networks

We recently updated our forecasts for the number of hotspots and homespots in select countries. Operators in these countries comprised of converged operators (fixed and...

Vodafone to add 2m FON hotspots

Two million homespots is a small number for a company the size of Vodafone, but it shows the company’s intent for the first time,...

‘Muni WiFi’ is back, but with a very different business case

The term ‘muni WiFi’ is rarely heard these days, since the bubble surrounding publicly owned, free city networks burst spectacularly in 2007 after a...

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...