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Could Wi-Fi be cable's next revenue savior?

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.

Private WiFi aims to keep public, private connections secure

A funny thing happened on the way to retirement for Kent Lawson: the widespread deployment of Wi-Fi, both public and private.

Netherlands leads with in-home Wi-Fi connectivity, says Strategy Analytics

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.

Report: BT faces delay to consumer mobile launch due to technical hitch

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 sees Wi-Fi as key to opening new business service revenue opportunities

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.

FCC dedicates $2B to equip schools, libraries with Wi-Fi

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.

Time Warner Cable's Rob Cerbone: 'Wi-Fi is our network'

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.

Home network penetration to pass 33% of households by 2018, says ABI Research

Consumers continue to find utility in installing a home network to support their growing broadband data and video network needs. By 2018, worldwide penetration of home networks is forecast to rise from 24.8 percent in 2013 to 33.2 percent, according to ABI Research.

Comcast, NCTA cheer FCC 5 GHz Wi-Fi order

FCC commissioners agreed to open up 100 MHz of spectrum in the 5 GHz band available for use with Wi-Fi services, in a big win for Comcast and other broadband providers that have said they need more unlicensed spectrum to support advanced services.

Angelakis: Comcast has deployed 8 million wireless gateways

It's only been about 10 months since Comcast began deploying Xfinity Home Gateways from Cisco capable powering neighborhood hotspots, and the MSO has already installed 8 million of the devices in subscriber homes, CFO Michael Angelakis said Tuesday.