Category: wi-fi

Plans expand for Chinese transit Wi-Fi network

Plans expand for Chinese transit Wi-Fi network

Digital advertising network VisionChina Media Inc. announced a partnership with infrastructure vendor Huawei to explore a national mass transit Wi-Fi network in China, expanding the company’s efforts to position itself as a leader in wireless connectivity and big data-supported advertising on transit systems there. The initial agreement covers research and development of a transit-centered Wi-Fi network, […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Big data, wi-fi0 Comments

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HetNet News: FCC creates new opportunity for Wi-Fi providers

As part of its effort to increase mobile broadband access across the country, the Federal Communications Commission is budgeting $5 billion for increasing Wi-Fi access in schools through the federal E-Rate program. The move is good news for makers of Wi-Fi access points and networking equipment, as well as for software providers that are focused […]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Heterogeneous Networks, Infrastructure, wi-fi0 Comments

Qualcomm looks to boost wireless video delivery with Wilocity purchase

Qualcomm has bought Wilocity, an Israeli developer of 60 GHz Wi-Fi chipsets that has worked with Qualcomm for some time. Wilocity chipsets are based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard, and 60 GHz Wi-Fi is said to be three-times faster than the fastest Wi-Fi chips available today. Demand for wireless video is a driver of […]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Chips, wi-fi0 Comments

Dish Network unplugs the Joey (RCR Mobile Minute)

Dish Network unplugs the Joey (RCR Mobile Minute)

Mobile Minute: The Mobile Minute is sponsored by SpiderCloud Wireless. Dish Network is giving a new meaning to the term “cord cutter” with its latest pay TV innovation: a set-top box that connects to the Dish Hopper via superfast 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Dish is the first pay TV company to offer 802.11ac but it is not […]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Mobile Minute, wi-fi0 Comments

Time Warner Cable strikes Wi-Fi roaming deal with Boingo

Time Warner Cable strikes Wi-Fi roaming deal with Boingo

Time Warner Cable has teamed up with Boingo Wireless (WIFI) in a Wi-Fi roaming deal that will give its customers access to some of the nation’s hottest hotspots. Time Warner (TWX) Internet customers will get access to Boingo’s routers in more than 100 highly trafficked areas, including 23 of the nation’s largest airports and several […]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in wi-fi0 Comments

Video: Aruba Networks'

Aruba has another record quarter

Aruba Networks reported record revenue of $188.8 million for the most recent quarter, up 28% from the $147.1 million that it recorded during the same period last year, and its CEO credited its position in the 802.11ac market for its momentum. The company also narrowed its losses considerably, with a net loss of $6.4 million […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Uncategorized, wi-fi0 Comments

Ruckus reportedly catches Google's eye

Ruckus reportedly catches Google’s eye

Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) may be a beneficiary of Google’s reported plan to subsidize Wi-Fi for small and medium businesses. Google is reportedly trialling the Ruckus Virtual SmallCell Gateway, a cloud-based Wi-Fi controller that works with Ruckus Wi-Fi hotspots. Ruckus would not confirm that report, but did say that its cloud-based controller is currently in the […]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in wi-fi0 Comments

HetNet News

HetNet News: AT&T neutral host DAS, Huawei indoor small cells

AT&T neutral host DAS at University of Kansas AT&T says its distributed antenna systems business is separate from its wireless service, and can offer solutions that will serve customers of all wireless networks. The University of Kansas is onboard, having just contracted with AT&T to install neutral host DAS at its Allen Fieldhouse and Memorial […]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Heterogeneous Networks, Infrastructure: DAS, Infrastructure: Small Cells, wi-fi0 Comments

Boingo Wireless

Boingo Wireless responds to pressure for free NYC airport Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi and distributed antenna system provider Boingo Wireless is facing pressure from the New York City Council to offer free Wi-Fi service at the three major New York-area airports, for which the company holds the exclusive right to provide wireless Internet access. The New York City Council passed a resolution late last year ordering the […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Quarterly Earnings, wi-fi0 Comments

Extreme Networks sees modest revenue growth

Extreme Networks sees modest revenue growth from Enterasys acquisition

Extreme Networks reported a net loss on its first full quarter of results that include its acquisition of Enterasys. However, the company reported that combined revenues grew three percent on a pro-forma basis, when compared to the prior year. GAAP net loss for the quarter was $25.1 million, on revenue of $141.8 million. “The integration […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Big data, wi-fi0 Comments

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