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Improving Wi-Fi QoE with CableLabs®
Hopefully you saw the recent news regarding our efforts with CableLabs® to demonstrate the potential of Wi-Fi radio resource management & self-organizing networks capabilities. […]
Monetization What About Militarization
You can find an article on “monetizing” Wi-Fi almost daily, but how often do you find one that militarizes the technology? Leave it to the US Army to take fair-share socialistic […]
Huge Data Bills from Apple IOS9 Wi-Fi Assist – I’m Skeptical
The pendulum of love and hate for Apple devices swings ever more quickly. In the spirit of full disclosure, I tend to be an Apple fan over Android, but I’m far from an Apple junkie […]
Improving Wi-Fi QoE Equals Good Business
While not surprising to the team at XCellAir, it is not always clear to outside stakeholders that improving Wi-Fi QoE is both a difficult technical challenge and makes good business […]
Google Gets It – Smart WiFi is the Key
This is a marketing guys dream – XCellAir & Google have something fundamentally in common. You’ll have to imagine the dramatic pause before reading the next line… So what […]
Exploiting Wi-Fi at Scale – Making Wi-Fi Hi-Fi
Simplicity has been the name of the Wi-Fi game from its very beginning. From the outset, Wi-Fi has been designed for low cost, lightweight operation, simple interoperability and […]
The Game of Homes – A Story of Content & WiFi
When I first joined this industry a decade ago there was a constant dialogue around “quad-play” and “taking a bigger piece of the wallet”. At least in my opinion – which […]
How to NOT Hate Business Travel – Posted from SW Flight 900
If you’re like me you spend way more time in the air and away from home than the average working adult. Some years have been crazier than others, but for the last 7+ it’s been […]
Taking Connectivity for Granted – Cuba’s 35 WiFi Hotspots
Every once in a while you read a few articles over a few days and realize how easy it is to take the good things you have for granted. I not only rely but revel in connectivity – […]
The Fight for Voice Minutes – What is this 1996?
Last time I checked everything is all about smart “stuff” (phone stopped being an adequate noun long ago) driving data consumption and in turn catalyzing the impending doom of […]
Business Dinners – Someone take charge please!
As promised we’ll periodically have blog entries that have little to do with technology or industry news. This here is the inaugural one. We all have numerous business dinners […]
Integrated Cellular / Wi-Fi Access Points – an Idea or a Real Possibility?
Cellular / Wi-Fi integration has been a hot topic for several years now. The standards bodies have been addressing it, and some of today’s cellular networks provide “loosely-coupled” […]
Price Sensitive Customers – Take Em’ or Leave ‘Em?
Unbeknownst to many there is a battle brewing for the price sensitive mobile customer subscriber base. Till date these customers have primarily been serviced by low-cost Mobile Virtual […]