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Geoverse launches CBRS neutral host trial at Orlando’s Caribe Royale Resort

A CBRS-based neutral host offers substantial benefits compared to legacy Distributed Antenna System (DAS)-based approaches, says Geoverse The Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando is getting a pilot, private Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)-based neutral-host network provided by Geoverse to enhance connectivity across the expansive hotel,...

WBA, TIP collaborate on open automated frequency coordination for Wi-Fi 6E

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have expanded their parthersnip to further TIP’s Open AFC Software Group and help drive global adoption of Wi-Fi in the new 6 GHz unlicensed band — known today as Wi-Fi 6E, but in...

‘The Wi-Fi portfolio is unmatched’: Wi-Fi Alliance on Wi-Fi Certified HaLow

Operating in the sub-1 GHz band, Wi-Fi HaLow sports long range and low power connectivity, and can provide reliable connectivity in challenging environments The Wi-Fi Alliance recently announced the arrival of Wi-Fi Certified HaLow, designed for the certification of products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah technology, expanding...

Extreme Networks Wi-Fi 6 answers NASCAR’s need for speed

The solution includes Wi-Fi 6 access points and real-time analytics to support immersive fan experiences and improve operating efficiency Extreme Networks is participating in the NASCAR Technology Partner Platform, which is comprised of technology companies working together to “evolve the racing industry” by introducing innovative...

Editorial Webinar: The state of Wi-Fi 6/6E

Wi-Fi 6 offers a host of advanced features, such as OFDMA, MU-MIMO, target wake time, 1024 quadrature amplitude modulation mode and transmit beamforming. The Wi-Fi Alliance predicted that the certification of Wi-Fi 6 at the end of 2019 would mark a significant inflection point in...

Wi-Fi Alliance certifies HaLow for IoT applications

Operating in the sub-1 GHz band, Wi-Fi HaLow sports long range and low power, making it suitable for IoT environments The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced Wi-Fi Certified HaLow, designed for the certification of products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah technology, expanding Wi-Fi applications for the Internet of...

A comprehensive guide to Wi-Fi 6 & other wireless technologies in 2021 (Reader Forum)

Welcome to 2021! Wireless technology has been an important part of our daily lives for many decades now, especially with the establishment of Wi-Fi, which is still used worldwide today. However, not only do we have ourselves to thank for significant growth in wireless technology...

Nextivity Guide: Cel-Fi Enterprise Buyer’s Guide

Cellular connectivity is more important than ever, whether you are utilizing apps, calls, or texts. Spotty cellular coverage, poor voice quality, dropped calls, and dead zones continue to plague employees and visitors in enterprise buildings. This not only frustrates occupants, it also negatively impacts...

Extreme Networks to provide Wi-Fi 6 APs, analytics for Stanford Athletics

Stanford Athletics has selected Extreme Networks and Comcast Business to deploy a professional-grade, high-density Wi-Fi 6 network at its Stanford Stadium and Maples Pavilion. Wi-Fi 6 access points, provided by Extreme Networks, have been installed throughout the stadium and pavilion, providing fans with fast, high-performing and...

Extreme Networks, WBA deliver OpenRoaming to Portugal’s Polytechnic Institute of Viseu

IPV is the first organization in Portugal to participate in WBA OpenRoaming Extreme Networks has implemented support of Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) OpenRoaming at Portugal’s Polytechnic Institute of Viseu (IPV). OpenRoaming, developed by Cisco, allows seamless Wi-Fi onboarding and handoff between Wi-Fi networks. At the campus in Portugal, the...

Extreme Networks, NFL extend Wi-Fi partnership through 2024

Extreme Networks has already deployed access points and/or ExtremeAnalytics software across 24 NFL stadiums Extreme Networks has extended its partnership with the National Football League (NFL)through 2024. The company will continue to provide Wi-Fi network solutions and analytics for the league, adding new Wi-Fi 6 deployments along...

LitePoint launches Wi-Fi 7 test system

IEEE intends to publish the Wi-Fi 7 amendment sometime in 2024 LitePoint has revealed a new test system for Wi-Fi 7 or IEEE 802.11be standard. The IQxel-MX test system is a fully integrated RF PHY test solution with signal generation and analysis combined in a single...

Phones with Wi-Fi 6E are exciting – but city and business adoption of the new standard is essential (Reader Forum)

The release of the latest iPhones is always an occasion for excitement, and this week’s announcement is no exception. Prior to release, Apple’s new mobile devices were rumored to support the Wi-Fi 6E standard, a harbinger of transformative change we can expect in what...

MultiTech’s CBRS Wi-Fi AP empowers rural schools, communities to provide high-speed connectivity

In 2016, data showed that more than 34 million people, as a result of where they live, do not have access to decent broadband service Multi-Tech Systems released a Wi-Fi Access Point (AP) that will enable one-to-many connectivity to families with more than one child...

Race, income are key digital divide indicators, according to survey

Allconnect's survey suggests that black, Hispanic Americans are significantly more likely than white Americans to not have internet connection A survey conducted by Allconnect, an online broadband marketplace, revealed that race and income are the biggest factors that determined if a household had adequate internet...

Plume Webinar: Realizing the power of WiFi 6

The Wi-Fi Alliance predicted that the certification of Wi-Fi 6 at the end of 2019 would mark a significant inflection point in adoption. Two years after the certification, what does adoption really look like and what benefits does the latest generation of WiFi technology...

Elevating the customer experience with FWA and Nokia FastMile 5G (Sponsored)

Do you remember opening your last home router? Chances are, the process was as utilitarian as the router itself: Nondescript brown cardboard box, with a nondescript black rectangle inside, miscellaneous cords and a nondescript instruction card to follow … before you stuff the whole...

Q&A with Extreme Networks: The state of Wi-Fi 6, 6E adoption

Extreme Networks exec: 'Any new Wi-Fi radio, whether in the consumer or enterprise market, has a Wi-Fi 6 radio in it' "Wi-Fi is engrained in our culture," Extreme Network's Director of Wireless, Office of the CTO, David Coleman told RCR Wireless News. "You can’t live...

Carriers recommend Cel-Fi for better cellular coverage at grocery store chains

According to a research report from Acosta, 89% of U.S. grocery shoppers are using a smartphone  to view grocery circulars, among other uses. In the general retail segment, mobile enabled shopping while in a store is also imperative as an estimated 53 percent of...

Wi-Fi Alliance adds new, faster path to Wi-Fi Certified for vendors ‘in the middle’

There are now three ways for a product to become Wi-Fi Certified Wi-Fi Certified, the internationally recognized seal of approval for products indicating that they have met industry-agreed standards for interoperability, has been a foundational component to Wi-Fi global success, according to Kevin Robinson, SVP...

Wireless connectivity applications look promising in the healthcare industry (Reader Forum)

Connectivity technologies like 5G and Wi-Fi 6 are transforming the healthcare industry Providing quality medical services in a reliable, secure, economical and efficient manner is a top priority among providers, indicating healthcare applications could capture a substantial share of the wireless connectivity industry over the...

Powering the Future of Wireless Connectivity Podcast: (Ep. 1) Connectivity for Immersive Mobile Experiences

RCR Wireless News · Powering the Future of Wireless Connectivity Podcast: Connectivity for Immersive Mobile Experiences While 5G dominates the headlines, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth continue to rapidly advance, setting the stage for increasingly immersive connected mobile and compute experiences that serve to complement the latest...

Digital Colony wraps up Boingo Wireless buy

Digital Colony has completed its acquisition of DAS and Wi-Fi provider Boingo Wireless for a total of $854 million. The transaction also includes the assumption of $199 million of the latter’s net debt obligations. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Boingo stockholders will receive $14.00...

Brazil’s GRU airport gets Wi-Fi 6 OpenRoaming network

Cisco exec: 'The only thing faster than the Wi-Fi 6 network is the process of connecting to it' The world’s first at-airport Wi-Fi 6 network using Wireless Broadband Alliance’s (WBA) OpenRoaming has been established at Brazil’s São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport (GRU), providing secure and automatic connectivity...

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