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Major cities and leading global operators partner to deliver seamless Wi-Fi roaming

Over 60 cities and organizations support WBA’s City Wi-Fi Roaming project, bringing connectivity to 17 cities across the globe this summer Singapore, 18 July 2017 – As part of the ongoing celebrations to honor World [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: WBA releases, Industry News|

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 [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: 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. […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: 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. […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Categories: WBA releases|Tags: , , , , |
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