WBA’s vision is to drive the seamless and interoperable services experience via Wi-Fi within the global wireless ecosystem.
Our mission is to enable collaboration among service providers, technology companies and organizations in the industry who share the same vision. We undertake programs and activities that aim to address business & technical issues, as well as opportunities for member companies.
WBA work areas include advocacy, industry guidelines, trials and certification. Our key programs include NextGen Wi-Fi, 5G, IoT, Roaming, Testing & Interoperability with Work Groups led by the membership to resolve standards and technical issues that support end-to-end services and accelerate business opportunities. Today, membership includes major operators and leading technology companies.
2. Foster and enhance ecosystem engagement realized through joint initiatives with key industry forums (GSMA, Wi-Fi Alliance, LoRa), end-to-end ecosystem testing & trials, City Wi-Fi roaming, global Wi-Fi roaming initiative, quarterly members’ working sessions, executive dialogue sessions, industry workshops and seminars, and Accelerator Program.
WBA has active programs to engage with relevant wireless broadband forums in supporting harmonized technical development in the ecosystem. The industry forums with which WBA has established links are listed here:
Today, membership includes major fixed operators such as AT&T, BT, , Broadcom, BSNL, Deutsche Telekom AG, Facebook, Google, HPE Aruba, Huawei, Microsoft, Ruckus, Shaw, SK Telecom, T-Mobile US.
The WBA Board includes AT&T, Boingo Wireless, BT, Cisco Systems, Comcast, Intel, KT Corporation, Liberty Global, NTT DOCOMO and Orange. For a complete list of current WBA members, please click here.