Tag: hotspots

Wi-Fi in Brazil, a Conversation with Linktel

Wi-Fi in Brazil, a Conversation with Reinaldo Rodrigues, Strategic Planning at Linktel   Can you tell us a little about Linktel? Linktel Corporate has been licensed by...

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...

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...

Latest Cisco VNI Quantifies Mobile’s Growth and Wi-Fi’s Role as Competitor...

Fifteen years ago, nearly every PowerPoint presentation about wireless had a slide predicting data traffic taking off like a hockey stick. What might have...

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...

iPass network grows and grows, adds FON to go to 50m...

Back in August, US WiFi aggregator iPass cut a deal that put it out on its own, tying up with Devicescape, to create a...

iPass close to hotspot target with Devicescape deal

The importance of WiFi infrastructure is on the rise (see separate item) and that creates opportunities for aggregators to offer the broadest platforms to...

‘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...

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 Alliance enhances Passpoint as momentum mounts

Operators are demanding truly carrier-class WiFi far sooner than the standards can fully deliver, but progress is steadily being made with the two key...