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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

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

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

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

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

WBA’s First Phase of Wi-Fi 6E Trials Shows the Massive Potential of Wi-Fi in the 6GHz Band

Delivers major speed improvements in data throughput and low latency Extends Wi-Fi 6 into 6GHz spectrum to unleash full capabilities Broadens potential and opens new use cases for Wi-Fi networks London 3rd March 2020:  Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the worldwide industry body dedicated to improving Wi-Fi services and standards, today announced the first phase of

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2020-03-03T09:04:11+00:00March 3rd, 2020|WBA Press releases|

IoT Solutions World Congress, Barcelona, becomes a hotspot of global Wi-Fi experts

WBA’s Wireless Global Congress will co-locate in 2020 Events gather world-leading Wi-Fi and IoT experts under one roof London 29th January 2020: The importance of Wi-Fi technology to IoT deployments was emphasised today with the announcement that this year’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona (Spain) would also host the 2020 European edition of

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2020-03-03T08:34:31+00:00January 29th, 2020|WBA Press releases|

First Central London Hotspot 2.0 Wi-Fi Network Launches In Trafalgar Square With Seamless Roaming Connections

Ontix and Global Reach Technology Deliver Hybrid Cellular and Wi-Fi Service For Exceptional Connectivity Across Popular Tourist Area London, United Kingdom, January 22nd 2020 - A new public Wi-Fi service is now available in Trafalgar Square, offering consumers enhanced connectivity in one of London’s busiest areas. Delivered by innovative wireless infrastructure provider Ontix, the outdoor

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2020-01-22T18:12:34+00:00January 22nd, 2020|WBA Press releases|

WIRELESS BROADBAND ALLIANCE MEMBERS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE FIRST PHASE Wi-Fi 6 INDUSTRY 4.0 TRIALS WITH METTIS AEROSPACE

Proven reliability of high bandwidth and low latency IoT communications, next generation Wi-Fi delivers Mixed Reality and 4K video streaming across factory network London – December 5th, 2019: The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the body leading development of next generation Wi-Fi services, today confirmed the successful completion of its phase one trial of Wi-Fi 6 infrastructure

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2019-12-04T18:52:19+00:00December 5th, 2019|WBA Press releases|

Huawei Initiates a Wi-Fi 6 Pilot Project to Embrace the Future of Learning

Wi-Fi 6 Pilot to Explore Use Cases for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Mondragon University [Frankfurt, Germany, October 29, 2019] At the Wireless Global Congress (WGC) held by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), Huawei announced a groundbreaking Wi-Fi 6 pilot. The project, supported by the WBA, will carry out a series of Wi-Fi

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2019-10-29T10:35:16+00:00October 29th, 2019|WBA Press releases|

NINETY PER CENT PLAN TO DEPLOY WI-FI 6

Cross-industry survey of service providers, technology vendors and enterprises shows near universal support for Wi-Fi 6 London – Oct. 1, 2019: According to a cross-industry survey conducted by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), 90 per cent of respondents are already planning to deploy Wi-Fi 6.  The respondents include personnel from a global cross-section of

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2019-09-30T15:46:23+01:00October 1st, 2019|WBA Press releases|

WIRELESS BROADBAND ALLIANCE NAMES WINNERS OF 2019 WBA INDUSTRY AWARDS

London – Sept. 30, 2019: The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced the winners of the 2019 WBA Industry Awards, which honors the most significant innovations and achievements from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem. The awards ceremony took place on Monday, 30 September 2019 in Frankfurt, during the WBA’s Wireless Global Congress event. The winners

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2019-09-30T12:18:30+01:00September 30th, 2019|WBA Press releases|
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