Guest Blog: Five Key Takeaways for Delivering a New Class of Residential Wi-Fi

This blog was submitted by Intel. Recently, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) hosted its members, partners and others in the Wi-Fi ecosystem at the WBA’s Wireless Global Congress in London. Intel was pleased to have Artur Zaks, technologist with our Connected Home Division, participate in a panel exploring the most promising developments in residential Wi-Fi. [...]

November 5th, 2018|Blog|

Interview with Todd Mersch – Executive Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, Fon

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your role at Fon? I’m Todd Mersch, Executive Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at Fon. I came into the company through an acquisition - I was one of the founders of XCellAir, and when Fon acquired us earlier this year, I became a part of [...]

October 29th, 2018|Blog|

An Interview with Chris Bruce – GlobalReach Technology

For WBA members and partners, Chris Bruce needs very little introduction. The former Chairman and Co-Chair of the organization has more than 25 years of experience in the Wi-Fi, mobility and telecoms space, and after several years at BT, he has recently moved onto the next chapter of his career at GlobalReach Technology. We had [...]

October 25th, 2018|Blog|

The shortlist for the WBA Industry Awards 2018 is here.

The shortlist for the seventh annual WBA Industry Awards has been announced and can be viewed in full here. Bringing together leading players in the Wi-Fi Industry, the WBA Industry Awards includes some of the most exceptional – and best practice - networks, smart cities and remote wireless deployments from operators and technology vendors across [...]

October 19th, 2018|Blog|

Innovation, Growth and Opportunity: Come to the Wireless Global Congress in London!

In the 1990s the IEEE created the concept of an international standard for wireless networking (IEEE 802.11) which eventually became known as ‘Wi-Fi’. Over the next 5 years, more than 100 million internet connected devices were sold annually, creating a massive reliance for Wi-Fi by consumers in their day-to-day lives. Today there are over 8 [...]

October 18th, 2018|Blog|

AT&T’s J.R. Wilson and Boingo Wireless’s Derek Peterson elected as WBA Chair and Co Chair

Following the recent vote made by the Wireless Broadband Alliance Board Directors, the WBA is pleased to announce the continued appointment of Mr. JR Wilson, Vice President of Tower Strategy and Roaming for AT&T Services, as its Chairman, a position for the past 6 years. Dr. Derek Peterson, CTO of Boingo Wireless is newly elected [...]

August 17th, 2018|Blog|

A few reasons why WGC Orlando is a must-attend event

The WBA’s first major event of 2018, the Wireless Global Congress in Orlando, is just days away, and we at the WBA couldn’t be more excited for what promises to be one of the most significant wireless events of the year. Unlike other similar conferences, WGC Orlando brings together the leading players from virtually every [...]

June 6th, 2018|Blog|

Get ready to discover the benefits from next generation wireless with Wi-Fi

5G, the next generation of multi-access radio technologies, is anticipated to provide higher speed, greater capacity and lower latency to customers. The market practitioners are enthusiastic on about its great reactiveness, smart and much boosted capacity in supporting billions of connected devices and 'things'. WBA and our members believe Wi-Fi will be a [...]

March 26th, 2018|Blog|

Accelerating NGH/Passpoint across the Wireless Ecosystem

By Tiago Rodrigues, General Manager of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) This year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona a group of companies, many of them members of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) together with GSMA, Fira Barcelona and City of Barcelona developed a pilot on Wi-Fi Roaming across a series of hotspots in Barcelona [...]

March 5th, 2018|Blog|

Guest Blog: Next Generation Hotspot Goes Mainstream

This blog was submitted for publication by iPass. By now, I don’t know how many times you’ve heard it. Data is growing exponentially, with no end in sight. One of the main contributing factors: consumer video use. The challenge has been clear for some time now, how do we accommodate the resulting, increased demand for [...]

February 27th, 2018|Blog|