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Wi-Fi at 20: More Indispensable Than Ever

March 13, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

In the 20 years since the first laptops with built-in Wi-Fi were introduced, the idea of totally wireless but completely connected personal devices has become commonplace. Today, many laptops don’t even have wired networking ports. Most IoT devices use Wi-Fi […]


Wireless

New Wireless Frontiers for the Enterprise: 5G, Wi-Fi 6, and CBRS

February 21, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

2019 is going to be an incredible year in wireless networking. Enterprises are going to be able to take advantage of several important innovations. First, 5G carrier-based wireless is going to start rolling out broadly, bringing a promise of dramatically […]


Wireless

U.S. operators keen to use 5G fixed wireless to grow broadband market share

February 8, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon’s initial go-to-market for 5G is residential broadband offering. AT&T made clear on an earnings call last week 5G as a viable alternative to fixed-line broadband. And now T-Mobile US is planning to test home broadband in the first-half of […]


Wireless

Verizon reports modest wireless, wireline growth in Q4

January 29, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon on Tuesday reported its fourth quarter earnings, including a 1.9% year-over-year growth in service revenue, 1.2 million postpaid subscriber adds and year-over-year revenue growth of 2.1% to $24.3 billion. On the wireline side, Verizon’s Fios service picked up 54,000 […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Durham County goes Cisco for enterprise network ops and security proficiency

January 23, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

The government in Durham County, N.C., was spending hours and hours manually provisioning its network and keeping security policies current, so it decided two and a half years ago to upgrade for the sake of efficiency and security. Since then, […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

FCC Investigates Carrier’s Wireless Coverage Claims

December 16, 2018

Via: eWeek

The Federal Communications Commission is holding a $4.53 billion payout to wireless broadband providers while it investigates charges that a major U.S. carrier has overstated its wireless coverage. The FCC Mobility Fund grants are intended to help cover the cost […]


Hardware, Wireless

Verizon: Half of FWA customers are new to the company

December 4, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Half of the customers who are signing up for Verizon’s 5G Home fixed wireless access broadband service are new to the company, according to Ronan Dunne, EVP and president of Verizon Wireless. Dunne, speaking at the Wells Fargo Tech Summit […]


Wireless

DAS segment represents 38% of Boingo Wireless’ revenues in Q3: CFO

November 5, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Revenue from the distributed antenna system (DAS) segment accounted for 38% of Boingo Wireless’ overall revenue in the third quarter of the year, slightly down from a contribution of 41% in the year ago period, CFO Peter Hovenier said during […]


Wireless

What is WPA3? Wi-Fi security protocol strengthens connections

November 2, 2018

Via: Networkworld Security

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced the first major security improvement to Wi-Fi in about 14 years: WPA3. The most significant additions to the new security protocol are greater protection for simple passwords, individualized encryption for personal and open networks, and […]


Hardware, Wireless

IoT Evolves: the coming of long range WAN

October 29, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

In my last blog (read here) I was excited to introduce you to LoRaWAN, an exciting new protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, I’d like to dive into a recent deployment, because who doesn’t love technical details? First, […]