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Barcelona Lights Up with Next Gen Wi-Fi (Passpoint™)

Wireless Broadband Alliance Puts Smart City Technology into Action at Mobile World Congress BARCELONA, March 16, 2018—The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), together with The GSMA, Fira Barcelona and the city of Barcelona launched a successful [...]

By |March 16th, 2018|Categories: WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance calls for industry to capitalise on Wi-Fi advertising and location services

Latest report highlights monetisation potentials of Wi-Fi advertising across retail, hospitality, service, leisure, and transport sectors Singapore, February 2018 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has launched a new whitepaper outlining the monetisation opportunities that [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Categories: WBA releases|

Industry confidence in investing in Wi-Fi reaches record levels

WBA Annual Industry Report highlights how Wi-Fi is positioned to support 5G-type Performance and Use Cases London 13 December 2017 – The level of industry confidence in Wi-Fi investment is at its highest-ever, according to [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance Industry Awards 2017 winners announced

LONDON, November 15, 2017— The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced the winners of the sixth annual WBA Industry Awards at its Wireless Global Congress event in New York. Judged by a panel of independent [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Categories: WBA releases|

CCAB Connected City Blueprint highlights the importance of City Broadband Planning to deliver Smart Cities

Report sharpens best practice for Connected City technology use cases to tackle urban challenges Singapore, 15 November 2017 – The Connected City Advisory Board (CCAB), a committee developed by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), has [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Categories: WBA releases|

Wireless Broadband Alliance Announces Record-Setting Next Generation Hotspot Deployment at the Inaugural “Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA”

LONDON, Nov. 8, 2017 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced a significant milestone for Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) technology. The NGH Wi-Fi, which is based on Passpoint technology and WBA Roaming, was successfully deployed at the GSMA’s inaugural Mobile World Congress (MWC) Americas event in San Francisco, which welcomed more than 21,000 people from 110 countries over three days. More than 60 percent of attendees’ Wi-Fi connections were automatically authenticated through NGH, alleviating operator networks without sacrificing the users’ connected experience. […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: WBA releases|