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Comcast deploys mobile public Wi-Fi van

Comcast has deployed its mobile Wi-Fi hotspot service, Xfinity Wi-Fi on Wheels.

PureLiFi moves closer to commercialization

PureLiFi, the Scottish startup led by "father of LiFi" Harald Haas, just announced the completion of a Series B financing round led by Temasek. The funding will support the development and commercialization of its proprietary LiFi technology that uses LED light to provide wireless communication.

CableLabs security chiefs: With DOCSIS 3.1 security nailed down, challenge moves to locking down home Wi-Fi environment

CableLabs has established an effective security protocol for its DOCSIS 3.1 cable network technology standard and is now looking to lock down the home Wi-Fi area, the consortium's chief security architect, Steve Goeringer, said to FierceCable.

Mediacom begins work on public Wi-Fi network, looks toward interoperability with Charter, Comcast

Mediacom is gearing up to roll out public Wi-Fi networks in select cities in Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Georgia and elsewhere, and is hoping to potentially support roaming onto the Wi-Fi networks of other providers like Comcast and Charter Communications, the company said.

WCAI, HIA: 2 wrongs do not make a right in Globalstar proceeding

The Hearing Industries Association (HIA) is joining the Wireless Communications Association International (WCAI) in saying that when it comes to Globalstar and allowing Wi-Fi to operate on Channel 14, two wrongs cannot make a right.

Nokia promises 400 Mbps with TD-LTE-A Pro and LTE-Wi-Fi Aggregation demo at MWC Shanghai

Nokia will showcase its latest TD-LTE-Advanced (TD-LTE-A) and TD-LTE-Advanced Pro offerings at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which takes place June 29 through July 1.

Report: Over 50% of global urban population has no broadband access

An independent research study commissioned by the Wireless Broadband Alliance to mark the inaugural 'World Wi-Fi Day' revealed that 57 per cent of the global urban population remains unconnected.

Schoolar: Have I been using the wrong analogy in describing LPWA IoT?

A more appropriate analogy when comparing the different business models and market competition associated with LPWA IoT is Wi-Fi versus cellular data. In this case, LoRa and Sigfox would be Wi-Fi while NB-IoT is, of course, cellular data.

Qualcomm gets extension to conduct LTE-U tests with Verizon

The FCC has granted Qualcomm a nearly one-year extension to conduct LTE-U tests with Verizon in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and in Cary and Raleigh, North Carolina.

Qualcomm launches new family of tri-radio 802.11ac platforms

Qualcomm was first to market with 802.11ac Wave 2 for the enterprise, and now it's getting out in front with a new family of tri-radio 802.11ac platforms designed for home networks. Qualcomm made the tri-radio announcement at the Computex 2016 trade show in Taipei, Taiwan.