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Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 will require ‘new level of testing,’ forcing test equipment to evolve, says NI

April 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

While consumers and enterprise decision makers continue to weigh the benefits of updating to Wi-Fi 6, the wireless industry is already preparing for the arrival of Wi-Fi 7, or 802.11ba. Wi-Fi 7, among other things, promises better interference mitigations, higher […]


Wireless

5G mmWave could lift users out of the ‘public Wi-Fi slow lane,’ reports Opensignal

April 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to recent Opensignal data, 5G mmWave and public Wi-Fi are nearly matched in availability. However, smartphone users experienced download speeds 30 times faster when connected to 5G mmWave than when connected to public Wi-Fi, achieving an average upload speed […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Extreme Networks supports mass vaccination site with cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions

March 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Extreme Networks was selected by Novant Health to provide its cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions to support a mass COVID-19 vaccination event at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. Earlier this week, data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Dish to acquire Republic Wireless and its wireless customers

March 11, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Earlier this week, Dish Network revealed plans to acquire Wi-Fi-first mobile virtual network operator Republic Wireless, a move that will transfer about 200,000 wireless customers over to Dish’s care. While the financial terms of the deal have not yet been […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Boingo Wireless to be acquired by Digital Colony

March 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. distributed antenna system (DAS) and Wi-Fi provider Boingo Wireless says it has agreed to be acquired by an affiliate of Digital Colony Management in a deal worth $854 million. The transaction will take Boingo from being a public company […]


Wireless

The global economic value of Wi-Fi will hit $5 trillion by 2025: Report

February 4, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wi-Fi Alliance published a recent report that 2021 will see the current annual global economic value of Wi-Fi will reach $3.3 trillion. The report further suggests that Wi-Fi value will climb to $4.9 trillion by 2025. If correct, these […]


Wireless

Wireless Broadband Alliance: ‘Wi-Fi/5G convergence is critical and a win-win for all’

January 27, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

When it comes to how Wi-Fi 6 and 5G will work together in future networks, coexistence is said to be the only Wi-Fi and cellular combo really present today. However, there is also a strong case for Wi-Fi 6 and […]


Wireless

Wi-Fi Vantage enhances the user experience in managed networks

January 26, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The rapid growth of devices on Wi-Fi networks and increased consumer demand for always-on connectivity has required service providers to rethink their approach to delivering a great Wi-Fi user experience. Wi-Fi Alliance created Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage to help managed network […]


Hardware

Test and review of 4 Wi-Fi 6 routers: Who’s the fastest?

January 21, 2021

Via: Network World.com

One of the most anticipated features of Wi-Fi 6 wireless routers is improved throughput over their Wi-Fi 5 predecessors, and we wanted to check whether they deliver. Four vendors – Extreme, Cisco, EnGenius and Meraki (owned by Cisco) – provided […]


Wireless

CommScope gets Italian sailing team’s Wi-Fi connection in shipshape for race

January 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

CommScope will connect Italy’s Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli sailboat team’s 75-foot long AC75 racing yacht with Ruckus Wi-Fi equipment during the PRADA Cup. The Ruckus Wi-Fi network will carry data from hundreds of onboard sensors and devices to a local […]