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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|

Wireless Broadband Alliance outlines the vital role Wi-Fi and Unlicensed technologies play in the 5G framework definition

Latest WBA whitepaper reveals that Wi-Fi is the leading unlicensed technology under the 5G umbrella Singapore, 6 September 2017 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published its initial assessment into how Wi-Fi and other [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: WBA releases|

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|