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Delivering good Wi-Fi: in search of a holistic perspective

Business couple in office looking at tablet and smartphoneOver the last few years, a lot of work has been accomplished to ensure Wi-Fi devices are making the best possible steering decisions. For example, when a Wi-Fi client has multiple access points to choose from, which one should it select? Today, we leverage several standards for help. Examples include Next Generation Hotspot (NGH)/Passpoint 2.0 and Access Network Discovery and Selection Function (ANDSF). An operator can also use a vendor’s Wi-Fi controller to aid the client to select the best possible AP or band (2.4GHz or 5GHz). Wi-Fi controllers are constantly learning about interference, utilization and CPU load and how […]  More >>

Building Value and Revenue with Wi-Fi Services

phone-holiday-photoI recently vacationed with friends who were obsessed with posting their daily snaps to Instagram. Everywhere we went, I heard the familiar refrains: “Is there Wi-Fi here? Can you get a connection? It says I’m connected but I can’t get the page to load. This Wi-Fi service is terrible!” The digital experience is such a big part of our personal and working lives that we expect to be connected at all times – and more often than not, we turn to Wi-Fi. In a recent study, conducted by Hot Telecom of over 4,500 global consumers, from Hot Telecom, 79 percent […]  More >>

The mobile data capacity crunch is affecting brand reputation

Hard facts about the effects of the data crunch on mobile networks are hard to come by. With this in mind, Amdocs commissioned an independent survey to establish how serious the issue is, what its effects are and what service providers are doing about it. Telesperience interviewed 30 network planners from mobile network operators across different regions with a mix of different sized operators to determine the current state of the industry. The research provides a unique picture of what the capacity crunch actually looks like in real wireless networks worldwide, as experienced by those responsible for managing its consequences. […]  More >>