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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|

Wireless Broadband Alliance and Small Cell Forum Agree on Architecture for Integrated Small Cell & Wi-Fi Networks

Joint task force draws on extensive industry cooperation to define interfaces, architecture and deployment approaches Singapore and London – February 4, 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the industry association focused on driving next generation Wi-Fi and its role in Public Wi-Fi services, Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Converged Services, Smart Cities and 5G, and the Small Cell Forum (SCF), the organisation working to drive the wide-scale adoption of small cells and accelerate the delivery of integrated HetNets, today published the first comprehensive technical documentation, assessment and specification of the architecture & interfaces for integrated small cell and ‘trusted’ Wi-Fi (ISW) networks. […]

February 4th, 2016|WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance Launches Inaugural World Wi-Fi- Day

New initiative to highlight and bridge the worldwide digital divide Singapore – January 14, 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance today launched World Wi-Fi Day, an initiative that will accelerate affordable wireless connectivity around the world. Taking place on 20th June, and with the full backing of the Connected City Advisory Board, World Wi-Fi Day will focus industry, policy and public attention on addressing the divide between connected and unconnected societies. The Wireless Broadband Alliance is encouraging cities, government bodies, fixed and mobile operators, technology vendors, Internet giants and service providers, as well as retailers, to come together to deliver connectivity to everyone, everywhere. […]

January 14th, 2016|WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance White Paper Shines Light on Monetization Potential of Wi-Fi Roaming for Operators

Alliance Members Including AT&T, Boingo, BT, Cisco, Comcast, NTT DOCOMO, Liberty Global and Orange Detail the Commercial Advantages and Technical Aspects of Making Wi-Fi Service Available to All Devices, Everywhere Singapore – December 2, 2015 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the leading global industry association focused on driving next generation Wi-Fi and its role in Public Wi-Fi services, today published a comprehensive white paper outlining the commercial potential and technical aspects of Wi-Fi Roaming. It includes details of technical options and roaming business models, leveraging insights from leading global operators within the ecosystem who have already deployed their Next Generation Hotspot networks and established wireless roaming agreements. The white paper was prepared by Alliance members including telecoms giants AT&T, Boingo, BT, Comcast, NTT DOCOMO, Liberty Global and Orange and key technology partners & hub providers Accuris Network, Point Dume/ AIRI HK, BSG Wireless, Cisco, CableLabs, iPass and Syniverse. […]

December 2nd, 2015|WBA releases|
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