Speculation about the next round of consolidation in the cable industry is well underway, and the question becomes how other new tie-ups between the major cable MSOs could potentially alter the cable industry's broader Wi-Fi service strategy.
While Calix reported that first-quarter 2015 revenue was $91 million, up 6.1 percent from $85.8 million for the first quarter of 2014, it said that slow budgets from its largest service provider customers could have an impact on second-quarter revenues.
MetTel is serving up a new managed Wi-Fi service for its growing base of business customers that are increasingly adding mobile connectivity into their daily interactions with employees and customers.
Cable operators have come to a crossroad. The growing popularity of online video services continues to erode their bread-and-butter video base, but Wi-Fi has emerged as a new revenue source.
A funny thing happened on the way to retirement for Kent Lawson: the widespread deployment of Wi-Fi, both public and private.
When it comes to in-home Wi-Fi adoption, a new Strategy Analytics study reveals that consumers in the Netherlands are leading the charge, with France ranking No. 7, the U.S. at No. 11 and the UK at No. 4.
BT's planned launch of consumer mobile services could be delayed from the original target of April 2015 because of technical problems with the operator's network, according to a report by the UK's Telegraph newspaper.
Frontier Communications may not be a traditional wireless player, but the telco revealed during Adtran's Connect event in Huntsville, Ala., that it is seeing a growing demand to provide Wi-Fi services to local businesses.
The FCC is allocating $2 billion over the next two years to equip more schools and libraries with Wi-Fi connections to enable students to take advantage of new educational tools like tablets and digital textbooks.
Rob Cerbone has been with Time Warner Cable almost nine years and now runs all of TWC's wireless activities on the corporate development team, overseeing Wi-Fi, the company's relationship with Verizon Wireless and certain mobile apps, such as TWC's WiFi Finder. FierceWirelessTech Editor Tammy Parker recently spoke with Cerbone regarding TWC's 2014 wireless roadmap. The following is an edited and condensed version of that conversation.