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How Will Wi-Fi 6 Impact Telecom Carriers?

This blog is the first in a series highlighting how Wi-Fi 6 impacts different industry segments and verticals. First we focus on carriers. With Wi-Fi 6, the new common name for the IEEE 802.11ax standard, expected later this year, what should operators and network providers expect and how will it impact their technology roadmaps


2019-08-12T16:16:22+01:00July 23rd, 2019|WBA Blog|

What to Expect from the Wireless Global Congress in Frankfurt!

With the midway point of the year now firmly behind us, 2019 has been nothing short of a benchmark year for the wireless industry. The widespread release of Wi-Fi 6 is imminent; great strides have been made in Wi-Fi deployments across all verticals, including in-flight, in-home, and in vehicles; 6 GHz spectrum is poised


2019-08-02T16:19:59+01:00July 5th, 2019|WBA Blog|

Guest Blog: Cisco “Connected Course” to debut at Pebble Beach Golf Links for 2019 U.S. Open

This blog was provided to WBA by Cisco. The original post, written by Gerri Elliott, can be found here. If you’re a fan of golf like me, it doesn’t get any better than this! The last time Tiger Woods won the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links, he tied or set nine different records.


2019-06-14T18:05:34+01:00June 14th, 2019|WBA Blog|

Guest Blog: Service Provider Wi-Fi – One Size Does Not Fit All

This blog was provided to WBA by Carnegie Technologies. This week we’re at the WBA Wireless Global Congress in Atlanta – rubbing shoulders with our industry peers from fixed and mobile carriers and enterprise wireless to discuss some of the most pressing issues and most exciting opportunities our industry currently faces. The key theme of the event


2019-05-21T15:01:05+01:00May 21st, 2019|WBA Blog|

Wireless Global Congress Atlanta – What to expect!

2019 is a pivotal year for the wireless ecosystem. Not only is it a year that is seeing unprecedented growth and innovation throughout the industry it’s also the 20th anniversary of Wi-Fi! Wi-Fi 6 trials and deployments are ramping up, better connectivity for in-home deployments are in high demand, and hotel guests and airline passengers


2019-07-12T20:21:23+01:00May 1st, 2019|WBA Blog|

Guest Blog: Five Key Takeaways for Delivering a New Class of Residential Wi-Fi

This blog was submitted by Intel. Recently, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) hosted its members, partners and others in the Wi-Fi ecosystem at the WBA’s Wireless Global Congress in London. Intel was pleased to have Artur Zaks, technologist with our Connected Home Division, participate in a panel exploring the most promising developments in residential Wi-Fi.


2019-05-09T12:27:43+01:00November 5th, 2018|WBA Blog|

Interview with Todd Mersch – Executive Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, Fon

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your role at Fon? I’m Todd Mersch, Executive Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at Fon. I came into the company through an acquisition - I was one of the founders of XCellAir, and when Fon acquired us earlier this year, I became a part of


2019-05-09T12:27:43+01:00October 29th, 2018|WBA Blog|

An Interview with Chris Bruce – GlobalReach Technology

For WBA members and partners, Chris Bruce needs very little introduction. The former Chairman and Co-Chair of the organization has more than 25 years of experience in the Wi-Fi, mobility and telecoms space, and after several years at BT, he has recently moved onto the next chapter of his career at GlobalReach Technology. We had


2019-05-09T12:27:44+01:00October 25th, 2018|WBA Blog|

The shortlist for the WBA Industry Awards 2018 is here.

The shortlist for the seventh annual WBA Industry Awards has been announced and can be viewed in full here. Bringing together leading players in the Wi-Fi Industry, the WBA Industry Awards includes some of the most exceptional – and best practice - networks, smart cities and remote wireless deployments from operators and technology vendors across


2018-10-19T10:02:54+01:00October 19th, 2018|WBA Blog|

Innovation, Growth and Opportunity: Come to the Wireless Global Congress in London!

In the 1990s the IEEE created the concept of an international standard for wireless networking (IEEE 802.11) which eventually became known as ‘Wi-Fi’. Over the next 5 years, more than 100 million internet connected devices were sold annually, creating a massive reliance for Wi-Fi by consumers in their day-to-day lives. Today there are over 8


2019-05-09T12:27:44+01:00October 18th, 2018|WBA Blog|