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Intel, CableLabs, WBA trial Low Power Indoor Wi-Fi 6E

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has announced results from a new field trial that highlight the benefits of using Low Power Indoor Wi-Fi 6E for a wide variety of demanding residential applications, including video collaboration for telecommuting, multiplayer gaming, augmented and virtual reality, streaming video and more. Conducted by CableLabs and Intel, the trial took […]

December 2, 2021

Forecast: 83% will deploy Wi-Fi 6/6E by 2022

Eighty-three per cent of service providers and equipment manufacturers and enterprises worldwide will have deployed Wi-Fi 6/6E or plan to do so before the end of 2022. That is one key finding from a cross-industry survey by the Wireless Broadband Alliance, the global industry body dedicated to improving Wi-Fi standards and services. The findings, released […]

October 5, 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

HBO Max, Cartoon Network order Batman: Caped Crusader

HBO Max and Cartoon Network have greenlit a straight to series order for Batman: Caped Crusader, an all-new animated series and reimagining of the Batman mythology through the lens of executive producers Bruce Timm, J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves and produced by Warner Bros Animation (WBA), Bad Robot Productions and 6th & Idaho. The news was announced […]

May 20, 2021

WBA praises Saudi Arabia’s spectrum designation

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the body leading development of next-generation Wi-Fi services, commends the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) for their spectrum designation of the entire 6 GHz band (5.925-7.125 GHz) for licence-exempt use. Saudi Arabia is the first country in the Middle East, Europe, or Africa to designate […]

March 31, 2021

StreamAMG powers WBA TV

West Bromwich Albion has partnered with live video and OTT specialist StreamAMG ahead of the club’s return to the Premier League. From the start of the 2020/21 season, the club will use StreamAMG’s technology to power WBA TV, which offers on demand content and audio commentary to supporters. Having secured promotion to the Premier League […]

August 18, 2020

EFL Championship aims to restart June 20

The Championship, the second-highest overall league in the English Football League (EFL) system, is set to resume its season on June 20th. All games have been suspended since March 8th because of the coronavirus pandemic. The EFL said the date was “provisional” and “subject to the strict proviso that all safety requirements and government guidance […]

June 1, 2020