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Purple WiFi secure services of former BT Chief Executive, Gavin Patterson

● Patterson joins tech firm as non-exec Director ● Acquisition of Mr Patterson is major coup for fast-growth enterprise ● Purple develop innovative WiFi platforms and analytics Manchester-based tech firm, Purple WiFi, have announced former BT Chief Executive, Gavin Patterson, is joining the company as a non-exec Director in what is a major coup for

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2020-01-23T18:33:54+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Member 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|

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|

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|

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|

Guest Blog: Role Of OTT In The Hospitality Industry

This blog was written by WBA member Hughes Systique Corporation (HSC). Adding a comprehensive new dimension to the Guestroom TV Technological advances have been instrumental in driving change in human lives and in steering the digital transformation journey of several industries. The hospitality industry is one such industry that has been reaping rich dividends by

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2019-11-28T17:36:13+00:00November 28th, 2019|WBA Blog|

Smart Selangor Smart City To Deliver Next Generation Wi-Fi initiative

SMARTSEL, Dune Global & Global Reach Alliance to Deploy Smart City Network Barcelona, 19 November 2019 –  A new public Wi-Fi service is set to launch in Selangor following an alliance between SMARTSEL Sdn Bhd (SMARTSEL), a telecommunications infrastructure services company that is wholly-owned by Selangor’s strategic investment arm MBI Selangor, Global Reach Technology EMEA

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2019-11-28T17:12:10+00:00November 25th, 2019|Member Releases|
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