Large Wi-Fi hotzone deployed in Warsaw Royal Gardens

wifi at warsaw gardens

If you are visiting Warsaw this summer and find yourself wandering around the Warsaw Royal Gardens, you can access the large Wi-Fi network recently installed by Orange Poland over the park’s 760,000 square meters. The network uses Ruckus Wireless access points with Hotspot 2.0 technology, which is designed to simplify the login process and allows […]

Free Wi-Fi comes to San Francisco’s Market Street

sf free wifi

San Francisco finally has free Wi-Fi service along its main artery (Market Street) starting at the intersection with Castro Street and ending at the Ferry Building in Embarcadero. Ruckus Wireless donated the wireless access points and wireless engineering work, which it accomplished together with several other people including Tim Pozar (a contributor to MuniWireless). The […]

Guest post: Cashing in on Hotspot 2.0

ruckus wireless

Nothing is hotter right now in the networked world than Hotspot 2.0. While most of the attention on Hotspot 2.0 has centered on the technology and how it works, the real compelling “feature”, one that has received almost no attention, is the ability for the technology to generate money. What’s Hotspot 2.0 all about? Hotspot_2.0 is […]

O2 deploys large scale Wi-Fi network in London’s Canary Wharf


O2 (Telefonica UK) is deploying a high-capacity indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi network in the busy London Canary Wharf, one of the city’s premier business and shopping districts. They are using Ruckus Wireless Smart Wi-Fi products. The agreement between Canary Wharf Group, the owners and developers of Canary Wharf, and Telefonica O2 UK will see the […]

Securing open hotspots

how to secure wifi connection

Recent advances in Wi-Fi technology that automatically secure client devices in open hotspots have the potential to forever change mobile data access. Hotspots are the thing. People everywhere now have an insatiable demand for constant connectivity. You’re probably one of those people. That’s why public hotspots are predicted to rise by 350% by 2015, and […]

Ruckus Wireless drops 17 percent

The price of Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) shares dropped 17 percent yesterday to $15.80 after the company reported Q1 2013 revenues and earnings that were below analysts’ expectations. Ruckus Wireless announced that Q2 2013 revenues would also be lower than expected. This brings the price of RKUS shares close to the IPO price of $15. The […]

San Jose free WiFi network launches in downtown

The San Jose free WiFi network is now up and running in the city’s downtown area. The city partnered with SmartWave Technologies (systems integrator) and Ruckus Wireless (vendor of WiFi access points) for this project. The city paid $94,000 for the infrastructure deployment and will pay $22,000 in annual maintenance costs. The wireless network relies […]

Cincinnati Bell chooses Ruckus Wireless for enterprise customers


Cincinnati Bell, a provider of telecom, mobile and energy services, has chosen Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) equipment for its enterprise customers and WiFi hotspot business. They plan to install Ruckus WiFi gear in places such as local stadiums, college campuses, and other hospitality establishments, and they are looking to use it as well for future upgrades […]

Cisco buys Meraki for $1.2B, makes Ruckus, Ubiquiti, Aruba look undervalued

cisco logo

Cisco is acquiring Meraki, a private company, for $1.2 billion. Meraki has sold Wi-Fi mesh networking equipment, although more recently it has positioned itself as a cloud-based Wi-Fi management service. Indeed, contrary to what has been said in other articles, it is clear that Cisco is buying Meraki not for its wireless mesh technology, but […]

Ruckus Wireless IPO disappoints, stock price sinks 18 percent on first day


Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) went public on Friday, November 16, at $15 per share, in one of the most closely watched IPOs because it was the first since Election Day and was considered to be a test of the IPO market. Several companies had already postponed their IPOs because of rough market conditions, but Ruckus went […]