Ubiquiti, Gowex hottest stocks in Wi-Fi space: can it continue?

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Check out the 1-year stock price movements of the following companies in the Wi-Fi space: Ubiquiti (UBNT), Gowex (BME:GOW), Ruckus Wireless (RKUS), Aruba (ARUN) and Boingo Networks (WIFI). Gowex and Ubiquiti outperform Boingo, Ruckus and Aruba by a huge margin. Ubiquiti makes wireless equipment, like Ruckus and Aruba (albeit Aruba focuses on the enterprise). But […]

San Jose free Wi-Fi service extended to airport and convention center

The San Jose free Wi-Fi network, which is currently available in the downtown area, has been extended to cover the Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. “People in and traveling to Silicon Valley are among the most technically sophisticated in the world, with an expectation for super fast […]

Guest post: Can Wi-Fi for stadiums really work?

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Getting Wi-Fi to work at home or at work is one thing, but trying to connect 20,000 screaming fans trying to post their experiences to Instagram all at the same time is, well, nothing less than a daunting task. Yet this is what stadiums and other high capacity venues around the world are rushing to […]

Lincoln, Nebraska free Wi-Fi: muni Wi-Fi with a municipal fiber backhaul

The first phase of the Lincoln, Nebraska free Wi-Fi network was launched last week in Iron Horse Park at the center of the Railyard district. The city plans to expand the free Wi-Fi service to cover the Haymarket and Railyard areas, which have become popular among locals because of a large number of entertainment venues, […]

Large Wi-Fi hotzone deployed in Warsaw Royal Gardens

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]