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In-Flight Connectivity

Pedro Mouta, Manager - PMO When new potential connectivity streams are discussed, the evolution of the In-Flight business case is generally seen as an excellent opportunity. As you might be aware of, this isn’t a new thing; Wi-Fi has been available on selected airplanes for more than a decade now, but truth is


2019-09-19T11:46:45+01:00September 18th, 2019|WBA Blog|

Latest WBA White Paper Explores Captive Portal Behavior & Future Evolution

Pedro Mouta, Manager - PMO Most public Wi-Fi networks rely upon short-term or temporary internet access, often initiating new connections with a captive portal mini-browser (CPMB). For instance, CPMBs can be used to glean information from users through login pages, and they’re also used to ensure that users agree to acceptable use policies


2019-09-19T11:46:39+01:00September 16th, 2019|WBA Blog|

Wi-Fi 6 Plays Key Role In Smart Homes

Building and retrofitting homes today is vastly different than any other time in history, as homeowners increasingly want their homes to be smart. What “smart” looks like varies across demographics and geographies, ranging from a home equipped with a number of devices that automate tasks normally handled by humans to a home in which


2019-09-10T12:24:43+01:00September 10th, 2019|WBA Blog|

The Role Of Wi-Fi 6 In Manufacturing

The manufacturing environment is a fluid one with many moving parts, making it the perfect environment for the Internet of Things (IoT). By 2020, discrete manufacturing is expected to spend $40 billion on IoT platforms, systems and services. Moreover, industrial applications lead all industries in IoT adoption, at 45 percent. Wi-Fi 6, the next


2019-09-10T12:22:25+01:00September 10th, 2019|WBA Blog|

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|