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Wireless Broadband Alliance announces its 2017 Industry Awards

WBA Industry Awards recognize excellence and support Wi-Fi best practice Singapore, 29 June 2017 – Today the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announces that its 2017 Industry Awards are now open for entries. In its sixth year, the WBA awards aim to recognize and encourage best practice within the unlicensed wireless ecosystem, and are open to [...]

June 29th, 2017|WBA releases|

1.75bn citizens in the world’s eight richest countries remain unconnected

London, 20 June 2017 – A new study by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) reveals a staggering 1.75bn citizens in the world’s eight richest countries (by GDP) remain unconnected – with 34% residing in major urban centers. The report, launched today, highlights that the digital divide remains a global problem, despite the fact, that driving universal connectivity is a common priority for all countries. […]

June 20th, 2017|WBA releases|

Joint Venture leader joins Connected City Advisory Board

NEWS RELEASE Joint Venture leader joins Connected City Advisory Board May 24, 2017 – Joint Venture Silicon Valley and the Connected City Advisory Board (CCAB) announced today that David Witkowski, Executive Director of Joint Venture's Civic Technology Initiative, will formally participate in the CCAB, an international group of municipal leaders, government officials and invited industry [...]

May 24th, 2017|WBA releases|

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|
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