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Intelsat upgrades Alaska Airlines IFC

Alaska Airlines says it will upgrade its fleet of Embraer E175 regional jets using Intelsat’s In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) broadband solution. Intelsat is already supplying Alaska with its IFC equipment on its Boeing 737MAX fleet. Intelsat bought Gogo Commercial Aviation in December 2020. The new contract is worth about $25 million in upgrade costs, and will […]

January 26, 2023By Chris Forrester

RUCKUS Networks launches ICX 8200 Switch Series

CommScope, a player in network connectivity solutions, has announced that RUCKUS Networks is introducing a new series of entry-level, scalable edge switches with 25 Gbps uplink ports. This series includes the first entry-level enterprise switch to deliver fiber-to-the-room connectivity. “The ICX 8200 series is a wired platform optimized for wireless service delivery, purposefully designed to […]

January 17, 2023

ICASA frees up spectrum for WiFi

South Africa’s media and broadcast regulator ICASA wants to make additional radio frequency spectrum available for WiFi broadband. ICASA is proposing an amendment to current regulations and has issued a draft amendment for stakeholder comments. The key proposal states: “The authority is proposing the incorporation of the key lower 6GHz band (5.925MHz to 6.425MHz) as […]

December 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

Lindsay Broadband expands HFC Network rebuild solution offerings

End users are demanding more video and data, which require more upstream/downstream bandwidth. To remain competitive, broadband service providers need innovative ways to leverage the spectrum their wired/wireless networks can support. Lindsay Broadband’s solutions will enable operators to get more bandwidth per user. Lindsay’s end-to-end solutions for HFC network rebuilds create high performance, cost-effective networks […]

September 13, 2022

Fastest WiFi guarantee from VMO2

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media O2 is introducing what it says is the UK’s fastest WiFi guarantee from a major broadband provider, promising customers minimum download speeds of 20Mbps in every room of their home or £100 credit back. Offering broadband download speeds which it says are 22 times faster than the national average, Virgin […]

September 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Research: Home WiFi vital for post-pandemic lifestyle

Research by Vodafone has revealed that European households have rapidly shifted to permanent ‘digital-first’ lifestyles in the wake of the global pandemic – with high-quality, reliable and secure WiFi now considered critical for wireless work, entertainment and social connectivity in the home. Households in Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK were surveyed by Kantar for […]

May 12, 2022

Research: Millions of Brits unknowingly sharing passwords

Millions of Brits are leaving themselves open to being scammed by sharing their passwords with online criminals on social media, according to a study from connectivity provider TalkTalk. The study reveals that 43 per cent of Brits say they use personal information such as birthdays, family or pet names when setting passwords. Millions admitted to […]

May 5, 2022

Fetch unveils new Mighty PVR

Fetch TV has begun rolling out its latest Set-Top-Box (STB), the Mighty Gen 4 Personal Video Recorder (PVR). The Mighty Gen 4 PVR is powered by the latest in chipset and Wi-Fi technology, and represents an upgrade to the very popular Mighty Gen 3 PVR. Fetch also upgraded its puck offering with the introduction of […]

May 2, 2022

ANGA COM 2022: Conference Programme, Exhibitor List

ANGA COM has released an interactive floor plan, the complete conference programme and an extended exhibitor list for 2022. The exhibitor list offers search and filter functions as well as extended information about the exhibitors and their location in the two exhibition halls. This enables an optimal preparation of the show visit. The exhibition space […]

April 8, 2022

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