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Tag: Wi-Fi


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Security among key drivers for 5G private networks adoption

May 21, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Security is one of the main motivators for enterprises to adopt 5G private networks, according to Richard Lopez, senior strategic architect at F5. “The main motivators for enterprises to adopt 5G private networks may be different across the different verticals, […]


Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi and 5G private networks both belong in the networking ecosystem (Reader Forum)

May 16, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the arrival of every new generation of networking technology, the comparison of mobile- and Ethernet-based solutions has traditionally been debated including now, prompted by the recent unveiling of the new Wi-Fi 7 standard (IEEE 802.11be). In keeping with this […]


Technology, Wireless

Aruba Networking Unveils Wi-Fi 7 Access Points

April 24, 2024

Via: Network Computing

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) subsidiary Aruba Networks rolled out new Wi-Fi 7 access points (APs). The new 730 series APs are designed to significantly improve wireless network performance and security, especially for enterprises using advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) […]


Technology, Wireless

Cisco, Intel expand Wi-Fi 7 partnership

March 21, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco and Intel have expanded their partnership to focus on jointly developing Wi-Fi 7 technologies and strengthening interoperability between Cisco access points and Intel client devices. The agreement includes investments by both companies to develop next-gen Wi-Fi 7 solutions and […]


Technology, Wireless

The WBA, partners complete Wi-Fi OpenRoaming trial in London

March 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announced the completion of an advanced public Wi-Fi OpenRoaming proof-of-concept (PoC) in Shoreditch, London. WBA worked with streetside telecoms infrastructure asset provider CIN, digital infrastructure company Colt Technology Services and wireless ISP provider GlobalReach Technology. […]


Technology, Wireless

802.11x: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

February 2, 2024

Via: Network World

The big news in wireless is the expected ratification of Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be) by the IEEE standards body early this year. Some vendors are already shipping pre-standard Wi-Fi 7 gear, and the Wi-Fi Alliance announced in January that it has […]


Technology, Wireless

Six verticals for Wi-Fi HaLow – as Wi-Fi crowd preps new low-power IoT contender

January 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), handling Wi-Fi industry cooperation and initiatives, has said Wi-Fi HaLow is ready to rock in “commercial IoT deployments across a range of sectors”. As such, it has issued a new white paper with a bunch […]


Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 certification is here

January 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi Alliance is kicking off 2024 with a shiny new certification program for Wi-Fi 7, signaling that the newest generation of Wi-Fi is ready for mass adoption. As is typical in Wi-Fi generations, there is already a leading vanguard of […]


News

Qualcomm partners with Airties for 5G FWA

December 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

French company Airties, which provides managed Wi-Fi for broadband service providers, announced a collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies for fixed wireless access (FWA) connectivity solutions. Specifically, the two companies are collaborating to optimize Airties’ managed Wi-Fi solutions to integrate more easily […]


News

Boldyn to build neutral-host 5G smart-city network in Rome

December 12, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

UK-headquartered neutral host provider Boldyn Networks has signed a deal with Roma Capitale, the municipal government covering the Italian capital plus 120 other municipalities around the city of Rome, to deploy 5G and Wi-Fi infrastructure across the Lazio region to […]


Technology, Wireless

What does global Wi-Fi 6 and 6E adoption look like?

November 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi 6, or IEEE 802.11ax, was certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance in the fall of 2019, and unlike past upgrades, this generation highlighted efficiency by introducing multi-user concepts, rather than focusing solely on faster speeds and bigger channels. Then, the […]


Hardware, Technology, Wireless

Adtran Unveils Wi-Fi 6, 6E, and 7 Mesh Routers for Optimized In-Home Connectivity

November 1, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Adtran launched its next-generation Wi-Fi 6, 6E and 7 service delivery gateways (SDGs) for optimized in-home connectivity, the SDG 8600 and 8700 Series. Specifically designed as a revenue-generating vehicle for operators, the energy-efficient mesh routers combine a compact footprint with […]


Technology, Wireless

FCC okays E-Rate funds to equip school busses with Wi-Fi

October 26, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Federal E-Rate funds can be used to outfit school busses with Wi-Fi access points, the Federal Communications Commission has declared. The declaratory ruling was supported by the Commission’s three Democrats, and opposed by its two Republicans. Commissioners Brendan Carr and […]


Technology, Wireless

SoftAtHome’s Technologies Enhance Home LAN Experience for Orange Luxemburg

October 4, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

SoftAtHome, an independent software company for broadband, video, and analytics, announced today that its products Wifi’ON and Eyes’ON are powering the new Orange Luxemburg Fibre-based Livebox and Wi-Fi booster. Deployment of the new Home Gateway and the repeater is scheduled […]


News

HPE Deploys Athonet Private 5G and HPE Aruba Networking Wi-Fi for 2023 Ryder Cup

October 2, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Hewlett Packard Enterprise last Saturday announced it has deployed an integrated private 5G and Wi-Fi network at the 2023 Ryder Cup, showcasing the future of wireless connectivity. Combining the private 5G technology of Athonet, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquisition, and […]


Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 May Be Closer Than You Think

September 11, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Last year, Intel and Broadcom carried out the first cross-vendor Wi-Fi 7 cross-vendor demonstration, where an Intel-based laptop with Wi-Fi 7 connected to a Broadcom Wi-Fi 7 access point. And this summer, EnGenius Technologies launched what it claims to be […]


Software, Technology

Broadband Forum Unveils Standardized Approach for Application Service Architecture for ISPs

July 29, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Internet service providers can now manage individual smart home applications separately and without the need for complicated firmware updates, thanks to Broadband Forum launching significant upgrades to two key standards today. New features added to USP 1.3 and TR-181 Device […]


Technology, Wireless

WInnForum and Wi-Fi Alliance Submit 6 GHz AFC Specifications to FCC

June 23, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) and Wi-Fi Alliance have yesterday jointly presented the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with the complete package of specifications and test plans for the 6 GHz Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) system. Delivery of this package is […]


Technology, Wireless

Wireless Network Design in the Era of Multiple Wireless Protocols

May 8, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Wireless Network Design has become an increasingly complex discipline in just the last 3-4 years. For most of the 21st century, an enterprise wireless network simply meant Wi-Fi connected to a wired Ethernet network. However, today’s IT personnel are faced […]


Technology, Wireless

Taking a Slice Out of Private Wireless Networks

April 25, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Private wireless is quickly infiltrating enterprise networks everywhere. For the first time, companies now have direct access to new shared cellular spectrum, made available by the FCC and other telecom regulatory bodies around the world, to own and operate their […]