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WiFi4EU: The European Commission unveils final results of the second call for applications

The European Commission announced the results of the second WiFi4EU call for proposals, which ran from 4 to 5 April. 3,400 municipalities will receive vouchers each worth €15,000 to cover the cost of installing Wi-Fi hotspots in public spaces, including town halls, public libraries, museums, public parks or squares
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Commissioner Gabriel congratulates the first 2,800 municipalities granted WiFi4EU vouchers

The European Commission announced the results of the first WiFi4EU call for proposals, which ran on 7-9 November. 2,800 municipalities were selected to receive a WiFi4EU voucher worth €15,000. The total budget of this call was €42 million. The selected municipalities will be able to set up Wi-Fi hotspots in public spaces, such as town halls, libraries, museums, parks, squares and other places of public interest

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WiFi4EU: registration opens for EU financing of free wireless internet hotspots in public spaces

The European Commission launched the WiFi4EU web portal. As of now, municipalities all over Europe are invited to register their details ahead of the first call for projects in mid-May, for the chance to benefit from EU financing to build free public wireless internet hotspots more
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Qualcomm bolsters Wi-Fi leadership with 60 GHz wireless for mobile, computing and networking

Company acquires WiGig industry leader Wilocity and introduces family of multi-Gigabit platforms to drive 4k video, high-performance networks and other next-generation applications

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AT4 wireless becomes the first worldwide Bluetooth® qualification test facility to provide Bluetooth® 3.0 qualification services

AT4 wireless, continuing its innovative concept for wireless and mobile certification, today announced the qualification of the first Bluetooth 3.0 (with EDR) controller design tested in a Bluetooth qualification test facility (BQTF). It is also the first design qualified using a Bluetooth qualification expert (BQE)

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ConSentry Networks wins Security Product of the Year at NetEvents Awards

ConSentry Networks, the leader in intelligent control, announced  that its LANShield platform has won the “Security Product of the Year” award at the NetEvents “Technology Leader” European Awards 2009. The ConSentry LANShield platform includes the LANShield Switch and LANShield Controller more
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Interviews

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Advances in wireless and beyond 802.11a

The newest Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ac, uses the 5GHz band, and greater bandwidth, to reduce interference and boost data rates to beyond 1Gbps. The Wi-Fi Alliance has just announced certification for 802.11ac products, bringing faster, more reliable Wi-Fi for today’s business

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All about WiMAX

WIMAX Forum® “Hot Topics” Q & A  

 

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Articles

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Wi-Fi still dominates but G.hn and MoCA trying to carve out a place in the home network

As the device count per household grows and use of multimedia and smart home applications increases, so does the demand for reliable high-capacity home networks. While Wi-Fi dominates the home network market, demand for wired home networking devices supporting high throughput is on the rise

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Wireless LAN market accelerates in second half 2018, boosted by higher-end products, according to Dell’Oro Group

WLAN prices rise with mix shift to wave 2, first shipments of 802.11ax and NBASE-T more
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Public Wi-Fi to enable 40 million new connected internet users and contribute USD20 billion to India’s GDP by 2019

The report, prepared through the lens of Google and Railtel Public Wi-Fi project, outlines an opportunity to develop a wider connectivity ecosystem with Public Wi-Fi as a key component, which can not only benefit users and wireless ISPs, but also telecom service providers, handset manufacturers and venue owners
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