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New speedy internet option unveiled
5by5Wireless provides high speed internet in rural, remote and island settings.
RBI taking off in the regions, according to Govt
More than 270,000 rural addresses can now connect to the Rural Broadband Initiative, with 255,000 addresses able to connect to fixed wireless RBI.
5G research project spurred on by newest member
As the newest addition to the project, Anite will contribute air-interface and channel emulation expertise to the research project alongside Huawei.
Growing discord between demand for WiFi and building design
In the digital world where mobility reigns supreme, there is a growing gap between expectations of wireless customers and those who design buildings.
New wireless system encourages classroom collaboration
With ClassFlow Connect, the entire class can simultaneously interact or view and share resources from any mobile device.
Sierra Wireless launches new, rugged, LTE gateway
he RV50 provides mission-critical LTE communication and remote monitoring for industrial IoT application, including utilities and infrastructure.
5G investments high, despite lack of standardisation
5G R&D and trial investments will account for nearly $5 billion by 2020, following a CAGR of nearly 40%, according to new research.
Wellington gains wireless IoT network
Wellington’s goal of becoming a smart city is being bolstered by a new wireless network for the IoT - with plans for the network to go national.
Ruckus Wireless completes industry first
"Ruckus is once again leading the way in Wi-Fi innovation, making it easier for carriers and enterprises to virtualise and optimise their networks."
Wireless broadband in public safety market expected to soar
“Opportunities such as next-generation technologies and crisis and disaster mitigation will drive the public safety market."
Demand for connectivity to soar following 2nd wave of digital transformation
Ovum forecasts there will be 962.3 million fixed broadband subscriptions globally by the year 2020 which will represent a 43.5% household penetration.
Wireless and cloud tech at the heart of connected living
"Wireless communication and cloud computing form the basis of any connected living deployment," says Sumit Kumar Pal, from TechVision.
What does the wireless future look like?
“Since the late 1980s, we’ve gone through four generations of cellular technology and with each development, demand simply keeps rising."
Brocade partners with wireless network vendors to target universities
Brocade has introduced a new Open Mobility Solutions Programme to address advances in wireless technology and enable tertiary education customers.
New coalition looks to promote wireless tech innovations
A new coalition has been formed, with the primary goal of enhancing the consumer wireless experience and boosting mobile innovation.
5G to be a massive business enabler, if regulators allow it
“Fast 5G networks can become a powerful enabler for businesses, but only if regulators allow the frequencies to be used without steep licence fees."
The growing cost of poor Wi-Fi management
Poor Wi-Fi management could cost mobile operators $18 billion and lead to poor user experience, according to new research.
Tech advancements drive wireless audio device market
The global wireless audio device market is gaining traction, and is expected to increase to $23.89 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 24.9%.
Aerohive and Juniper enter strategic alliance
Aerohive cloud Wi-Fi solutions will be coupled with Juniper Networks switches, network management, and security solutions to target enterprises
NetComm Wireless launches new 4G M2M router
“The addition to our NTC-140 series is expected to drive M2M adoption across a wide cross section of industries at a time of unprecedented growth."
Spectralink rolls out new portfolio in New Zealand
In order to capitalise on the opportunities presented by the connected world, Spectralink has updated its 7000 portfolio of DECT handsets.
Hands-on review: Philips Hue Tap
Perhaps the biggest benefit of the Hue lighting gear is the ability to control lighting wirelessly with an Android or IOS smartphone,
Security vulnerabilities found in Belkin Wi-Fi routers
The CERT Software Engineering Institute has uncovered a series of vulnerabilities in the Belkin N600 DB Wireless Dual Band N+ router.
The human body at the core of new wireless communication tech
New wireless communication technology that works by sending magnetic signals through the human body is on the horizon.