17 Jun

Comcast wants to use your routers">Comcast wants to use your routers

By WiFiNovation Comcast is expected to flip a switch Tuesday in Houston that will turn 50,000 of its customers’ home Wi-Fi routers into a massive network of public Wi-Fi hotspots. Comcast residential Internet subscribers with one of the newer cable modem/wireless router combos will show a public network called “xfinitywifi.” Other Comcast customers...
10 Mar

Hotspot 2.0 inches its way into public Wi-Fi networks">Hotspot 2.0 inches its way into public Wi-Fi networks

By WiFiNovation The Wi-Fi Alliance began certifying Hotspot 2.0 capable devices under its Passpoint program in the summer of 2012, and hotspot providers began installing NGH software into their access points last year, but none of them have actually offered the feature commercially. So far, we’ve only seen trials. At Mobile World Congress...
08 Mar

FCC urged to make more Wi-Fi spectrum available

PC World The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should move forward with a plan to open up new 5GHz spectrum to Wi-Fi as consumer demand for wireless bandwidth skyrockets, a member of the commission said Friday. Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel called on the agency to “seize this opportunity” and act on a year-old proposal to...
02 Jan

System Integration: Field wireless networks">System Integration: Field wireless networks

By WiFiNovation Industrial wireless devices and networks are used for measurement and control applications in areas of process plants where it is too difficult or too expensive to hardwire sensors, transmitters, and final control elements. They are also used for temporary applications, such as in research and development and pilot plants. Although most...
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