Archive for the 'Wi-Fi Deployments' Category

Ruckus Announces Cloud-Based WiFi Services

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 15th, 2014

Ruckus Wireless today unveiled a Cloud-based Smart Wi-Fi Access Management Service (SAMS) that gives organizations the power to manage and monetize Wi-Fi services from a ‘point-and-click’ Cloud-based portal. Ruckus says SAMS delivers a simple, Web-based portal that allows highly customized Wi-Fi access services to be created in a matter of minutes. Instead of requiring WLAN […]

AT&T Brings Gigabit Fiber & WiFi to North Carolina

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 10th, 2014

AT&T plans to begin building out its 1 Gbit/s broadband service in parts of North Carolina, in the next few week, marking its second deployment of the fiber service, after Austin, Texas. AT&T introduced GigaPower in Austin after Google Fiber announced its intention to enter that market. It’s the same deal with North Carolina, reports […]

Comcast: WiFi in Merger Mix with TWC

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 8th, 2014

Comcast confirmed that it’s weighing plans to create a nationwide WiFi network using its routers. Comcast filed its 180-page merger plan with the FCC detailing their proposed $45 billion Comcast-Time Warner merger. Comcast is the largest cable operator in the nation and Time Warner Cable is the second largest. On Tuesday, David Cohen, Executive VP […]

FCC Authorizes High Power at 5.15 – 5.25 GHz

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 31st, 2014

The FCC has voted to make the lower 100 MHz of 5 GHz spectrum more useable, reports Fierce Wireless. The FCC’s new 5 GHz rules increase allowable power levels to 1 watt and allow outdoor operation. The order protects incumbent satellite users by placing limits on the amount of energy that can be directed up […]

Cisco: 200 Providers Delivering Wi-Fi

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 18th, 2014

Cisco says more than 200 service providers have deployed Cisco Service Provider Wi-Fi technology, with more than 18 million carrier-grade access points deployed worldwide across networks operated by service providers, enterprises, stadiums, public sector entities and commercial organizations. One carrier customer is PT Telkom in Indonesia, which is deploying 100,000 access points across the country […]

Ruckus Goes AC with ZoneFlex R700

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 18th, 2014

Ruckus Wireless says its new ZoneFlex R700 uses the 802.11ac standard , and is ideal for high capacity and challenging Wi-Fi environments such as airports, hotels, schools, hospitals, warehouses and high-density venues. The Ruckus ZoneFlex R700 operates as a standalone access point (AP) or part of a centrally managed wireless LAN (WLAN). It incorporates six […]