Wi-Fi Offloading

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Devicescape's overhauled Wi-Fi platform designed to lure operators

Devicescape, provider of a virtualized carrier Wi-Fi network, aims to attract telecom operators with a major overhaul to its Wi-Fi service platform that includes a new suite of access, engagement and insight services.

Wi-Fi Alliance says 802.11ac-certified devices will drive more Wi-Fi offloading

The Wi-Fi Alliance officially launched its "Wi-Fi Certified ac" program for 802.11ac, whose higher data rates and greater capacity promise to drive even more offloading from cellular to Wi-Fi networks.

C Spire signs up to use Devicescape's Wi-Fi offloading

Regional carrier C Spire Wireless is deploying Devicescape's Wi-Fi Curator Service, which is designed to help operators lift incremental Wi-Fi offload rates and improve their customers' communications experience.

BandwidthX links buyers and sellers of Wi-Fi hotspot capacity

Bandwidth Market, a cloud-based service that enables mobile network operators to gain extra Wi-Fi capacity as needed from third-party networks, is being rolled out by Carlsbad, Calif.-based BandwidthX.

Ericsson, NSN focus spotlight on Wi-Fi traffic steering

Separate announcements from major infrastructure vendors Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks highlight the growing importance of carrier-grade Wi-Fi and intelligent traffic steering connectivity between cellular and Wi-Fi networks.

Advanced Wireless Group expanding free Wi-Fi in Detroit's airport

The Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) selected Advanced Wireless Group (AWG) to upgrade and expand the existing free Wi-Fi service at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Devicescape provides Wi-Fi offloading to MVNO Flash Wireless

Devicescape said its Wi-Fi offload service will be used by MVNO Flash Wireless to help manage data costs and maintain competitive data pricing.

AT&T's SIM-based Wi-Fi roaming sets stage for Hotspot 2.0

AT&T's international roaming program for its mobile subscribers is the first to automatically connect customers to Wi-Fi hotspots via SIM authentication when roaming abroad, and it sets the stage for future business models based on Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint and Next Generation Hotspots (NGH).

Cisco makes policy management play with BroadHop acquisition

Cisco Systems is jumping into the policy control solutions game, acquiring Denver-based BroadHop, which counts more than 70 policy installations at service providers around the world.

UK Android users rely more on Wi-Fi than 3G

Smartphone owners in the United Kingdom are relying upon Wi-Fi more than 3G for mobile Internet access, according to a recent study by Nielsen.