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Wireless Broadband Alliance calls for ecosystem collaboration and inputs to standardize Quality of Service on Carrier Wi-Fi

Latest white paper outlines the importance of an industry standards approach to QoS on Carrier Wi-FiLondon, 12 April 2017 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has today published a new white paper outlining the need for standardization and industry collaboration to enable Quality of Service (QoS) on Carrier Wi-Fi. While Carrier Wi-Fi deployments are on the rise, current industry standards disseminate QoS on variety of different standards what do not facilitate the implementation. The WBA’s latest paper unfolds the industry path to support QoS on Wi-Fi networks from end-to-end and potentially other unlicensed spectrum technologies, including an overall architecture, security mechanisms, interfaces (APIs) to improve network performance and therefore the end user perceived quality of experience. […]

April 13th, 2017|WBA releases|

Operators outline importance of identity and interoperability in (unlicensed) IoT networks

New WBA report describes why Next Generation Hotspot & Passpoint™ are key enablers for providing identity and authentication and simplifying device provisioning Singapore, 30 March 2017 –The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has today launched a new white paper outlining the key priorities for operators and technology vendors, and the monetization potential for unlicensed technologies for [...]

March 30th, 2017|WBA releases|

CCAB Connected City Blueprint Helps Cities Become Smart

New guideline aids cities and government authorities in the development of connected city plans Singapore, 09 February 2017 – The Connected City Advisory Board (CCAB), a committee developed by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), has launched its first Connected City Blueprint. A guideline to support cities and government authorities developing Connected City plans, the report clearly outlines the factors to consider when developing a smarter and more connected city ecosystem, and the technology required. It also provides a set of case studies to be used as a benchmark for future connected city deployments. […]

February 10th, 2017|WBA releases|

5G is impossible without full convergence, reveals Wireless Broadband Alliance Annual Industry Report 2016

IoT and 5G are impractical without convergence and coexistence of licensed and unlicensed technologies London, 18 November 2016 - The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), in partnership with Maravedis-Rethink, has today published its Annual Industry Report for 2016, revealing that the Internet of Things (IoT), the hyper-dense network and 5G will not be economic or practical [...]

November 18th, 2016|WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance Industry Awards 2016 winners announced

London/San Jose – 17th November 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announces winners of its annual Industry Awards. The WBA Industry Awards 2016, taking place at the San Jose Wireless Global Congress, recognize and celebrate excellence in wireless innovation. The winners of the 2016 WBA Industry Awards are: Best Next Gen Wi-Fi Operator [...]

November 17th, 2016|WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance Industry Awards 2016 shortlist announced

Shortlist revealed ahead of WBA awards ceremony at San Jose Wireless Global Congress London/San Jose – 2nd November 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announces the shortlist for its annual Industry Awards. The WBA Industry Awards 2016, taking place at the San Jose Wireless Global Congress, aim to recognize and celebrate excellence in [...]

November 2nd, 2016|WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance Launches City Wi-Fi Roaming Project

Singapore, 23 August 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance today launches the City Wi-Fi Roaming project, part of the World Wi-Fi Day initiative to accelerate affordable wireless connectivity around the world. The initiative allows consumers and visitors of major cities, including New York, San Francisco, San Jose and Singapore, to automatically and securely roam between [...]

August 23rd, 2016|WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance calls for industry to capitalize on Wi-Fi calling in latest whitepaper

Wi-Fi calling can reduce costs and deliver a universal mobile communications service to consumers worldwide London, 29 June 2016 - The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has today published its latest whitepaper, outlining the opportunities Wi-Fi calling presents for mobile operators, mobile broadband service providers and consumers. The paper discusses the significant role Wi-Fi calling can [...]

June 29th, 2016|WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance and UCLG Committee of Digital and Knowledge-based Cities co-operate on development of Connected Cities

Partnership will play key role in development of Wireless Global Congress and Connected City Advisory Board Singapore, 17 March 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance today announced that it has signed a formal agreement with United Cities and Local Governments Committee of Digital and Knowledge-based Cities (UCLG-CDC) to work closely together on the development of Connected City initiatives. The partnership will play an integral role in the development of the Connected City Summit at the WBA Wireless Global Congress, taking place on 28th June in Liverpool. […]

March 18th, 2016|WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance Launches HOPE for Connectivity Charter for World Wi-Fi Day

Charter outlines and promotes Wi-Fi as the key to connecting the unconnected Singapore – February 17, 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced the launch of its HOPE for Connectivity charter, a document which will define the focus of the first ever World Wi-Fi Day. The WBA has also revealed an initial group of 40 supporters, from the industry and from cities around the world, who are endorsing World Wi-Fi Day. The initiative, taking place on 20th June, will provide a global platform for recognizing and celebrating the significant role Wi-Fi is playing in connecting the unconnected. […]

February 17th, 2016|WBA releases|
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