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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

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

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

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

WBA Presents: An Interview with Inmarsat

As the pioneer and world leader in mobile satellite communications, Inmarsat has been powering global connectivity for four decades. They provide governments, commercial enterprises and humanitarian organisations with mission-critical voice and high-speed data communications on land, at sea and in the air - and recently, they officially became members of the Wireless Broadband Alliance! We

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2020-03-19T16:02:38+00:00March 16th, 2020|WBA Blog|

Asia Telecom Summit – A Recap

The Wireless Broadband Alliance’s first event of 2020, the Asia Telecom Summit, took place last week in Singapore. Attendees were treated to a number of presentations from top companies and organizations from across the industry, with key focuses placed on Wi-Fi 6, RAN Convergence (5G & Wi-Fi), Smart City/State deployments, and more. Here’s a look

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2020-02-10T21:39:17+00:00February 10th, 2020|WBA Blog|

Two New White Papers from WBA Member Eleven

Wireless Broadband Alliance member Eleven has recently released two white papers that the company wanted to share with our audience and the wider industry. See below for information and download links: The Definitive Guide to Central Wi-Fi Authentication for Hotel Brands Free, reliable Wi-Fi continues to be the #1 most desired amenity. Yet, hotel brands

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2020-02-04T15:32:49+00:00February 4th, 2020|WBA Blog|

Guest Blog: Wi-Fi, LoRaWAN, and IoT Convergence

This blog was written by CommScope's Dennis Huang. A growing number of applications are accelerating the pace of IoT adoption. These applications are driving new benefits in many environments including intelligent buildings (lighting, HVAC, physical security, and asset tracking), healthcare (staff alerts, patient monitoring), and smart cities (smart parking and waste monitoring). But despite a

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2020-01-21T14:06:31+00:00January 21st, 2020|WBA Blog|

2020: This is the year of the Wi-Fi Revolution – are you ready?

Written by Tiago Rodrigues - CEO, Wireless Broadband Alliance It’s been said before, but bears repeating – 2019 was truly the year that Wi-Fi has come of age. Not only was it the 20th anniversary of what some have called the best invention of the past quarter-century, the official release of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6™ from

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2020-01-10T18:35:03+00:00January 8th, 2020|WBA Blog|

Guest Blog: How NGH Enables Transformative Experiences In The Hospitality Sector?

This blog was written by WBA member Hughes Systique Corporation (HSC). The hospitality industry must deal with ever-evolving customers’ tastes every single day. Major advances owing to digital innovation has enabled the market entry of brand new segments which are also performing wonderfully. What were once fledgling private accommodation and ride-hailing brands in 2009 are already

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2020-01-09T15:19:14+00:00December 19th, 2019|WBA Blog|

Guest Blog: Deploying Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) in Stadiums for an Immersive Fan Experience

This blog was written by WBA member Hughes Systique Corporation (HSC). Growing adoption and evolution of smartphones has had a significant impact on the sports and entertainment industries. A recent study by Cisco revealed that 57% of the fans prefer to watch sporting events at home as opposed to the real venues. At a time when

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2020-01-09T15:15:22+00:00December 9th, 2019|WBA Blog|

Guest Blog – 5G and Wi-Fi 6: Can the Romans and Gauls Ever Work Together?

The last 20 years has seen the case for cellular and Wi-fi convergence grow stronger (This blog was written by Global Reach Technology Managing Director, and WBA Board Member, Chris Bruce) A former colleague of mine posed this rhetorical question more than 10 years ago at an early Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) conference in London.

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2019-12-04T20:02:57+00:00December 4th, 2019|WBA Blog|
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