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WBA OpenRoaming opens the door to create one global Wi-Fi network

WBA targets billions of devices to automatically link to millions of networks globally Boingo, Broadcom, Cisco, Google, Intel and Samsung among first to embrace OpenRoaming™ to power new opportunities in the 5G era Operators, venues, identity providers and equipment vendors invited to join global Wi-Fi roaming consortium to deliver automatic and secure connected experience on


2020-05-28T14:24:31+01:00May 28th, 2020|WBA Press releases|

GoZone WiFi launches new Touchless Menu for restaurants

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 19, 2020 -- GoZone WiFi, a leading U.S.-based WiFi analytics and marketing SaaS company, has unveiled a new product called Touchless Menu™ to help restaurants adapt to safety and health concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic. Touchless Menu creates a contactless ordering experience during dine-in service. Guests access the restaurant's food and beverage menu by connecting to a


2020-05-20T21:03:25+01:00May 20th, 2020|Member Releases|

Aprecomm Brings in Wi-Fi Industry Veteran, Gopi Sirineni, as Chief Advisor & Board of Director

BANGALORE, India – Aprecomm (India) has announced that Mr. Gopi Sirineni will be taking up the chief advisory role in the company and also joining the board of directors. Sirineni is a veteran in the Wi-Fi networking industry and has previously held executive position at world’s leading Wi-Fi solutions company (Qualcomm). Sirineni has a signature


2020-05-12T15:43:28+01:00May 12th, 2020|Member Releases|

An Interview with WBA Member Purple

WBA Member Purple are a leading SaaS provider of Wi-Fi marketing and analytics who deliver to market through a global partner network. They work with most of the world's largest Service Providers and IT Resellers to give best-in-class guest WiFi and analytics to their customers, from SMB to Enterprise. We recently sat down with Purple’s


2020-05-13T18:33:51+01:00May 7th, 2020|WBA Blog|

Aerial Technologies enables broader access to affordable Remote Care utilizing your home Wi-Fi

No Hardware, No wearables, No installation or invasive cameras, a truly game changing solution Montreal, May 5th, 2020 – Aerial Technologies, a Montreal-based AI company, announced today the launch of the world’s first AI-based ambient Remote Care Solution. Aerial’s leading team of experts have been working for the past 5 years on its ground-breaking technology


2020-05-05T21:27:45+01:00May 5th, 2020|Member Releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance says new 6 GHz Wi-Fi band will bring radical change to global capacity

WBA supports the decision of the FCC to open the 6 GHz band for Wi-Fi use and confirms early tests show Wi-Fi 6E’s unprecedented speeds and hyper-low latency London – April 23rd, 2020: The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the body leading development of next generation Wi-Fi services, today supports  the decision by the Federal Communications Commission


2020-04-23T19:21:55+01:00April 23rd, 2020|WBA Press releases|

Rising to The Challenge: How The Wireless Broadband Industry is Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis

This article was written by Tiago Rodrigues, CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance. 2020 is going to be a pivotal year for the wireless industry. On March 11th 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic as the number of global infections continued to rise. Since then, governments throughout the world have enforced


2020-04-23T15:47:08+01:00April 23rd, 2020|WBA Blog|

Melita Boosts Their Wi-Fi with Aptilo Service Management Platform

STOCKHOLM – 7 April,  2020 – Melita, the provider of nationwide fibre-powered gigabit internet in Malta and provider of the country’s largest Wi-Fi hotspot network, has deployed Aptilo Service Management Platform™ (SMP) to enable current and future Wi-Fi services. Melita is migrating their existing nationwide Wi-Fi hotspots and their community Wi-Fi network with over 30,000 homespots, to


2020-04-08T16:03:11+01:00April 8th, 2020|Member Releases|

WBA CEO Comments on FCC 6 GHz Band Announcement

Following the announcement from the Federal Communications Commission that the 6 GHz band is proposed to be licensed for Wi-Fi operation (Wi-Fi 6E), Tiago Rodrigues, CEO – Wireless Broadband Alliance commented, “The proposed opening of the 6 GHz band to Wi-Fi 6 technology will be a game changer for global Wi-Fi. This new band would


2020-04-02T17:54:13+01:00April 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

WBA Assumes Control of OpenRoaming

Widespread Wireless Industry Support of OpenRoaming as Industry Standard London, March 19, 2020 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced its intention to take over ownership and management of OpenRoaming as a global wireless industry standard. The move, in line with the WBA’s history and leadership on Wi-Fi Roaming services and interoperability, is designed


2020-03-24T19:00:21+00:00March 19th, 2020|WBA Press releases|