Tag: hotspot

EU wins approval to waste €120m on pitiful public WiFi

A group of European governing institutions have approved a pro-gram to invest €120 million ($134.7 million) in public WiFi hotspots in over 6,000 municipalities...

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...

Sharing my Wi-Fi Networks

Startup Instabridge has just announced having raised 3 million EUR of series A last week. Following closely innovation going in the Wi-Fi space, I...

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...

WBA Report Highlights Role of Wi-Fi in 5G, IoT and Converged...

Wireless Broadband Alliance Report Highlights Role of Wi-Fi in 5G, Internet of Things and Converged Services ‘Towards 2020’ details how the widespread deployment of carrier-grade...

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...

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...

Comcast will build over 1 million commercial hotspots in US

Comcast gave a little bit more away at this week’s results conference on just how far it intends to push its WiFi network, and...

Comcast pounces on PowerCloud to accelerate WiFi time to market

Comcast has, in PowerCloud Systems, acquired a set of technologies that will make it easier to run what is rapidly becoming the largest cluster...

KPN slips out 250,000 Homespots using FON software

A small but highly relevant story slipped us by last week, as the incumbent telco in the Netherlands, KPN, began shipping its FON WiFi...