WBA Reveals Speaker Program for Wi-Fi Global Congress in San Francisco

The WBA today announced the agenda and named the key sponsors of its Wi-Fi Global Congress that will take place at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco from the 6-10th October 2014. The dedicated 2-day event will bring together over 500 key influencers from across the wireless ecosystem to discuss the future of Carrier Wi-Fi and will feature speakers from City & County of San Francisco, City of San Jose, Primera Capital, Microsoft, Google, AT&T Foundry, Comcast, Broadcom and many more. Ruckus Wireless and Cisco have been named as the Principal Sponsors; Devicescape is the Premier Sponsor; and Aptilo and Global Reach Technology are Associate Sponsors for this event.

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Wireless Broadband Alliance Reveals Speaker Program for Wi-Fi Global Congress in San Francisco

The Congress will feature speakers from City & County of San Francisco, City of San Jose, Primera Capital, Microsoft, Google, AT&T Foundry, Comcast, Broadcom and many more.

Singapore – July 29th, 2014 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the industry association focused on driving the next generation Wi-Fi experience, today revealed the agenda and named the key sponsors of its Wi-Fi Global Congress that will take place at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco from the 6-10th October 2014. The dedicated 2-day event will bring together over 500 key influencers from across the wireless ecosystem to discuss the future of Carrier Wi-Fi. Ruckus Wireless and Cisco have been named as the Principal Sponsors; Devicescape is the Premier Sponsor; and Aptilo and Global Reach Technology are Associate Sponsors for this event.

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The 2014 WBA Wi-Fi Industry Awards: Last year’s winners

It’s impossible to count the many ways in which the digital revolution has impacted modern life. Technologies like mobile and the cloud are being embraced everywhere from office space meeting rooms to the average consumer’s home – and t hey’re drastically changing how we go about our lives. It could easily be argued that Wi-Fi is the main driving force behind this shift towards a more convenient life; it powers the apps we use, the web-based storage solutions we depend on and, to a growing extent, our primary methods of communication.

In order for the Wi-Fi ecosystem to continue supporting the rise of other technologies, though, innovation must be the main ambition. The WBA Wi-Fi Industry Awards act as an annual celebration of the companies that achieve this, and in 2013 the list of winners comprised some of the industry’s biggest names.

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Could You be the Next Winner of a WBA Wi-Fi Industry Award?

The call to enter the third WBA Wi-Fi Industry Awards has begun and the Alliance is already receiving submissions for the 2014 accolades to be announced at the Wi-Fi Global Congress in San Francisco on 9th October. These awards will recognize and celebrate the culture of achievement across the Wi-Fi industry over the past 12 months where the categories will focus on innovation in services, devices and technologies, which have collectively enabled the remarkable progress of the Carrier Wi-Fi ecosystem that we see today.

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Elitecore Enables Menatelecom to offer the first Nationwide LTE Service in the kingdom of Bahrain

Mumbai and Dubai, June 24, 2014

Elitecore Technologies, a leading provider of Integrated Policy, Charging and Revenue Management solutions, announces that its LTE revenue and customer management platform has successfully enabled Menatelecom, Bahrain to implement its LTE Network roll-out in coexistence with its ongoing WiMAX Network. Supporting up to 200,000 subscribers, Elitecore platform has supported complete WiMAX-to-LTE Transformation for Menatelecom by upgrading the existing Elitecore WiMAX platform to support LTE + WiMAX components through cost-effective integration with 3rd party Evolved Packet Core (LTE-EPC) components achieving smooth activation of multiple prepaid-postpaid services such as Voice, Data and bundled offerings (LTE + WiMAX services). The Elitecore platform was ready to go live in just 3 months.

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BSG Wireless and Tutela Technologies Announce Technology Partnership to Provide Comprehensive Wi-Fi Network Analytics

June 18, 2014 (London, UK) BSG Wireless, a subsidiary of Billing Services Group Limited (‘BSG’), recognized as a leading provider of Wi-Fi solutions for delivering proven and reliable managed services into the growing Wi-Fi ecosystem, announced today a major partnership agreement with Tutela Technologies, a leading provider of real-time network quality analytics.

The partnership with Tutela will extend the capabilities of BSG’s Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder and Connection Client solutions with consumer experience monitoring. This will provide BSG’s global customer base of mobile carriers and network operators access to comprehensive analytic reports for network planning, management and marketing.

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Aptilo Networks Enabling Wi-Fi Offload for World Cup 2014 in Brazil

STOCKHOLM – June 9, 2014 – Anticipating a surge of user activity surrounding 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, three operators in Brazil are working with Aptilo Networks, the leading provider of mobile data offloading solutions, to enable Wi-Fi offloading and carrier Wi-Fi throughout the country and in Maracanã Stadium – the venue for the World Cup Final – for the millions of guests expected to attend this global sporting event.

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WBA Announces Winners of its Members Recognition Awards

This week, the WBA not only welcomed its members to its second working session of 2014 in Tokyo, but also announced the winners of its Members Recognition Awards. These awards have been designed to reward those who have made significant contributions to WBA projects over the past 12 months. The three categories are:

  1. Leadership award (for Workgroup Chairs or Co-Chair)
  2. Project Leadership awards (for project leads)
  3. Contributor award (open to all members that did an outstanding contribution)

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Swisscom Selects Aptilo for Next Step in Wi-Fi Service Offering

STOCKHOLM – June 3, 2014 – Switzerland’s leading telecoms provider Swisscom has selected Aptilo Networks, the leading provider of carrier-class Wi-Fi service management and offloading solutions, to provide service management to support future development of their Wi-Fi offerings. The Aptilo Service Management Platform™ (SMP) has been integrated with Swisscom’s existing systems, giving Swisscom the flexibility to leverage new technologies and deploy new services easily.

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