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19th January 2022
Wi-Fi 6E trial in Turkey hailed a success by Türk Telekom

Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) member, Turk Telekom, has announced the successful completion of Wi-Fi 6E trials designed to demonstrate how the technology can be used to enhance speed and capacity in a variety of different end-user scenarios.

News & Analysis
7th December 2021
Wireless broadband alliance signs 150th member

Telefonica joins WBA as 150th member alongside a host of new operator and enterprise members, as Wi-Fi and cellular convergence drives momentum

24th April 2020
6GHz WiFi will bring radical change to global capacity

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) supports the decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to open up the 6GHz frequency band for use by WiFi 6 technology. It declared the release of the spectrum would bring radical change for the WiFi industry in terms of service speed, hyper low latency and more importantly, network capacity.

3rd March 2020
Massive potential of WiFi 6E in the 6GHz band

Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the worldwide industry body dedicated to improving WiFi services and standards, has announced the first phase of WiFi 6E trials showing multi-Gigabit speeds and the low-latency connections required for the next generation of connectivity.

Events News
29th January 2020
IoT Solutions World Congress becomes hotspot for WiFi experts

The importance of WiFi technology to IoT deployments was emphasised with the announcement that this year’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona (Spain) would also host the 2020 European edition of the Wireless Global Congress. Both technology events will be jointly held from 27th to 29th October in the Gran Via venue, according to the partnership between the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and Fira de Barcelona.

10th December 2019
First phase WiFi 6 industry 4.0 trials successful

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the body leading development of next generation WiFi services, today confirmed the successful completion of its phase one trial of WiFi 6 infrastructure and services at the Mettis Aerospace factory in the UK. The trial was the first of its kind in the world and an important part of the WBA’s WiFi 6 test and development program. 

5th December 2019
First phase WiFi 6 Industry 4.0 trials complete

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has confirmed the successful completion of its phase one trial of WiFi 6 infrastructure and services at the Mettis Aerospace factory in the UK. According to the company, the trial was the first of its kind in the world and an important part of the WBA’s WiFi 6 test and development programme.

19th July 2019
WiFi 6 guidelines released to assist cities with deployments

In preparation for the impending release of next-gen WiFi technology later this year, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has released a new whitepaper that provides deployment guidelines for a number of possible scenarios utilising WiFi 6 technology. With the recent whitepaper release, operators, enterprises and cities now have the tools needed to embrace and deploy WiFi 6 when it’s released later this year.

Test & Measurement
15th May 2019
Monetisation opportunities now available for telematic vehicles

Automobile manufacturers globally that have integrated telematics into their vehicles can utilise WiFi today and generate significant revenue for a number of use cases, including predictive maintenance and repairs, as well as Over-The-Air (OTA) firmware updates. These new use cases and more are detailed in the newest whitepaper from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA): The Connected Vehicle: Understanding The WiFi Opportunities And Use Cases.

18th April 2019
WiFi 6 to demonstrate delivery of transformation for Industry 4.0

The Wireless Broadband Alliance, has announced the WiFi 6 Industrial Enterprise and IoT trial, as part of its ongoing WiFi 6 program. Mettis Aerospace, a designer and manufacturer of precision-forged, machined and sub-assembled components, primarily for the aerospace and defence industry, will work with WBA members to test several use cases on a WiFi 6 network. 

23rd January 2019
Alliance to address RAN convergence opportunities

The first results of the collaboration between NGMN and Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) to drive the convergence of multi-technology RANs and core networks has been published. The report identifies a number of emerging opportunities and use cases that the industry can benefit from through the convergence of 3GPP’s 5G and WiFi, driven by the capabilities of licenced and unlicensed technologies.

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