Wi-Fi

With internet access increasingly seen as a human right, Wi-Fi continues to have an important role to play. Like LTE it is evolving, to better meet users' requirements and is moving towards being a managed service at the enterprise-level

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Major industry body publishes new Wi-Fi guidelines

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published a new white paper, identifying the gaps in current in-home Wi-Fi standards, and highlighting the need – according to the organisation – for “intelligent network optimisation.” The document is called the In-Home Wi-Fi Industry ...

New executive vice president on board at BigChange

Leeds-based mobile workforce technology company BigChange has appointed French transportation and technology industry figure Frederic Dupeyron to spearhead the company’s expansion in mainland Europe.

Dupeyron – who has served as a non-executive director at BigChange ...

LANCOM Systems appoints new vice president of Wi-Fi and switches

LANCOM Systems, a Germany-based network infrastructure supplier, has appointed Michael Müller as vice president, Wi-Fi and switches.

He is responsible for the product lines in the area of wireless and wired networks: Wi-Fi access points, WLAN controllers, hotspot ...

Wi-Fi 6/802.11ax certification programme to start in 3Q19

The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced that its certification programme for Wi-Fi 6 (its term for devices that are based on 802.11ax technology – Wi-Fi Certified 6 – will kick off in the third quarter of 2019.

The Alliance states that Wi-Fi 6’s key benefits include higher ...

In-Depth

How to buy drones

Drones and UAVs are becoming increasingly popular, while also hitting the headlines often for the wrong reasons. Simon Creasey presents the factors companies need to consider when looking to use and procure them

In December last year, the airspace surrounding Gatwick ...

Mobile working and the cloud

Workforces can now fill in forms and share them using mobile devices, which can eliminate the potential for error and improve effectiveness in the field. But, as Vaughan O’Grady finds out, the transition to cloud-supported mobile form apps requires careful planning

Wi-Fi Alliance update

Two years on from his first appearance in Land Mobile's Big Interview section, the Wi-Fi Alliance’s Edgar Figueroa speaks to Sam Fenwick about his organisation’s recent work and the push for spectrum for licence-exempt use in 6GHz

Readers with a good memory may ...

Classroom critical

Wireless communications technology has an increasingly large role to play in education – both in terms of safeguarding pupils and students, while also enhancing the teaching experience, as Sam Fenwick discovers

One of Barack Obama’s favourite sayings about having ...

Cyber threats

What are the major threats in wireless cyber security today and how can they be overcome? By Kate O’Flaherty

In an age of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, security awareness among businesses is growing. Indeed, the sheer scale of the WannaCry ransomware that ...

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