Edgewater works with Comcast, Nokia, and other members of the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s NGH provisioning working group
OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/5G?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#5Glt;/agt;–At the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA)’s Global Congress in London, Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. (YFI; TSX.V) (OTCQB: KPIFF), the industry leader in innovative WiFi Multi-Channel Single Radio (MCSR™) technology for residential and commercial markets, successfully demonstrated with major technology companies including Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Nokia (HEL: NOKIA), next-generation hotspot (NGH) provisioning – secure integration between WiFi and mobile networks that helps improve 5G technology and offers a seamless transition for the consumer.
“WiFi is the foundation for the 5G technology standard, and new addressable 5G-enabled revenues, according to a 5G Americas report, could be worth USD 582 billion by 20261 — there will be a significant increase in wireless users, applications and devices,” said Eric Smith, Vice President of Product for Edgewater Wireless. “The NGH provisioning demonstration at the Wireless Global Congress proved a seamless and secure handoff between wireless and WiFi networks, which is essential to providing users a high quality and secure WiFi experience in a 5G future. We are pleased that Edgewater Wireless’s MCSR technology, which is designed to deliver high-quality WiFi in high-traffic environments, contributed to the WBA working group’s success and is well-positioned to take advantage of the market growth that lies ahead.”
Watch the WBA’s video here, featuring an interview with Eric Smith, which begins at 2:35.
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1Source: The 5G Business Potential 2017
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Edgewater Wireless (www.edgewaterwireless.com) is the industry leader in innovative WiFi technology for residential and commercial markets. We deliver advanced silicon solutions designed to meet the high-density and high quality-of-service needs of service providers and their customers. With 24+ patents, Edgewater’s Multi-Channel, Single Radio (MCSRtm) technology revolutionizes WiFi with its aera™ access point product line, delivering next-generation WiFi today.
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