Newly out of stealth mode, XCellAir is launching its own ecosystem, a network comprised of vendors of Wi-Fi access points and LTE small cell, as well as self-organizing network (SON) suppliers, to accelerate the adoption of its network optimization solutions.
LTE subscribers continue to use more mobile data and buy larger data plans than 3G subscribers.
Comcast has posted a help wanted ad, seeking executives to lead the development of new "mobile-first" products and services built around the MSO's burgeoning Wi-Fi infrastructure.
Millimeter wave technology pioneer SiBeam announced the release of its new SB6501 and SB6510 UltraGig network processor and RF transceiver chipset, expanding on the company's indoor gigabit solutions.
What a difference a year makes. Last year, six operators were involved in the Wi-Fi network sponsored by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and GSMA at the Mobile World Congress Fira Gran Via venue in Barcelona, Spain. This year, that number has ramped up to more than 30.
Now tourists and locals can take advantage of free Wi-Fi when they visit Baltimore's historic Inner Harbor, thanks to Wi-Fi vendor Port Networks and backhaul radio provider Siklu.
As you might imagine, it's important for cruise ship passengers to get access to Wi-Fi while at sea, but the metal of the ships' hulls and surrounding water make for especially challenging environments. Enter Meru Networks' wireless solution, which doesn't eliminate those physical challenges but has found a way to mitigate their impact.
Boingo Wireless is using Procera Networks' PacketLogic/V solution to manage the consumer experience at its wireless hotspot locations.
Ethertronics is bringing its Active Steering technology to Wi-Fi and other 5 GHz applications with the introduction of its new EtherChip EC482.
Researchers at Oxford University are using light to deliver data to a computer at more than 100 gigabits per second, with the potential for data rates of 3 terabits per second and up.