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Industry veteran Ball to head Airties

As private equity firm Providence Equity Partners completes its acquisition of cloud-based managed Wi-Fi solutions provider Airties, it has been confirmed that Tony Ball, former chairman of Kabel Deutschland and CEO of BSkyB, and current Senior Advisor of Providence Equity Partners, will serve as new Chairman of the Airties board. Philippe Alcaras will continue to […]

July 7, 2022

Airties contributes Wi-Fi EasyMesh for RDK operators and community

Airties, a supplier of managed Wi-Fi solutions for service providers globally, has announced a significant collaboration with RDK Management to streamline operator-grade Wi-Fi EasyMesh deployments. Specifically, Airties contributed its Wi-Fi EasyMesh controller software module, as a new RDK-B component, for use by the RDK community across broadband gateways/routers. RDK is an open source software platform, […]

May 9, 2022

Airties acquired by Providence Equity Partners

The Board of Airties has accepted acquisition terms offered by Providence Equity Partners (PEP), a specialist in growth-oriented investments in media, communications, education and technology. Terms of the deal were not revealed. Founded in 2004, Airties is a provider of cloud-based managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions, serving Internet service providers (ISPs) with a combined footprint in […]

April 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

Airties selected by Deutsche Telekom

Airties, a supplier of managed Wi-Fi solutions to service providers globally, has signed an agreement with Deutsche Telekom to deploy Airties’ suite of Smart Wi-Fi products and services across DT-Europe. Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies, with some 242 million mobile customers, 27 million fixed-network lines, and 22 million broadband […]

March 31, 2022

NetNordic provides Airties Smart Wi-Fi portfolio in Nordics

NetNordic, a Nordic system integrator, and Airties, a supplier of managed Wi-Fi solutions to service providers globally, has announced a new strategic relationship to serve broadband providers throughout the Nordic region. NetNordic will offer Airties’ portfolio of Smart Wi-Fi products through a strategic reseller agreement that provides sales and technical support to local broadband service […]

October 11, 2021

Survey: Pandemic changes home Wi-Fi needs

With the rise in remote working and learning, 58 per cent of respondents across the US, UK and Germany said they encountered more home Wi-Fi issues than before the COVID-19 pandemic, and a remarkable 55 per cent said they had daily issues with their home Wi-Fi, according to a recent survey commissioned by service provider […]

September 2, 2021

Airties appoints Fortineau as CMO

Airties, a supplier of managed Wi-Fi solutions to service providers globally, has appointed Nicolas Fortineau as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “We are very proud to have Nicolas Fortineau join our senior leadership team,” said Philippe Alcaras, CEO of Airties. “Our mission is to empower service providers to deliver the best managed Wi-Fi […]

July 8, 2021

Airties joins WBA Board of Directors

Airties has been appointed to the WBA (Wireless Broadband Alliance) Board of Directors and will be represented by Airties CTO, Metin Taskin. Tiago Rodrigues, CEO of the WBA, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Metin Taskin, Co-Founder and CTO of Airties, to the WBA Board of Directors. Airties are leaders in the residential broadband market […]

June 24, 2021

WBA OpenRoaming primed for residential rollout

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has announced the completion of a successful proof-of-concept trial to automatically onboard Wi-Fi client devices to a residential Wi-Fi 6 network, paving the way for the rollout of WBA OpenRoaming across in-home Wi-Fi and wide-area wireless broadband networks. The trial, which was carried out by leading smart Wi-Fi solutions provider and WBA member, Airties, was carried out […]

June 24, 2021

Airties deploys Wi-Fi EasyMesh with service providers

Airties, a supplier of managed Wi-Fi solutions to service providers globally, has announced its Smart Wi-Fi solutions now run on the latest Wi-Fi EasyMesh software and provide operator-grade capabilities and faster time to market for ISPs seeking to benefit from Wi-Fi EasyMesh for their managed home Wi-Fi deployments. Airties also disclosed that it has multiple […]

May 19, 2021