Despite the advent of ‘unlimited’ mobile data plans, Wi-Fi’s share of phone data traffic in the US continues to rise. We’ve tracked this with a little help from Fierce, P3, and Spectrum Analytics.
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Service Providers are betting on IoT for growth. However without control of the device footprint at the premises they will be relegated to just the broadband connection, and we know there’s no upside in that. Here’s Mark Cowtan’s analysis.
Last week US cable giant Comcast launched its long-awaited mobile service dubbing it (not surprisingly) Xfinity Mobile. As expected, the service will rely mostly on Wi-Fi. It’s also a well-strategised move that could bite a sizeable chunk out the US mobile services market. Last week Comcast finally launched its new Wi-Fi First-style mobile service that relies on Verizon’s 4G […]
We’ve heard it before: Tech media predicting the end of Wi-Fi. This time the culprit is Bloomberg Technology and a host of syndicated publications. But actually, nothing could be further from the truth.
I recently stumbled across a surprising move in the Wi-Fi ecosystem – the acquisition of Open Mesh, one of the Wi-Fi Access Point companies in the OpenWRT space. The acquirer, Datto is in the Cloud-managed backup business – not your typical switching company filling a hole in their access portfolio with a Wi-Fi product line. So what’s the play?
Cognitive computing: It’s all about computers making decisions with human-like intelligence based on mountains of data. But how could this benefit the Wi-Fi industry and not least billions of Wi-Fi users out there?