Outdoor Wireless Connectivity: A Must Have in the New Normal
For many organizations, an expansion of operations to outdoor spaces is not only the natural and safer approach to protecting employees and customers but at times the only way to scale and thrive in profitable ways. San Jose State University deploys Cisco Catalyst 9124 outdoor APs to enable expansion of outdoor access across the campus.
Wi-Fi Wanderlust: What’s happening with the “other” mobile technology?
This week, Cisco released the 2017 Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast. Not surprisingly, most people focus on the cellular (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G) aspects of the forecast. But there are also some rather exciting insights that can be drawn from our analysis of “the other” mobile technology – Wi-Fi. In some ways, Wi-Fi […]
Smart Cities Are a $7.5 Billion Annual Opportunity for Technology Providers
Cities around the globe are beginning to build out new digital services such as smart lighting, traffic, waste management and data analytics to reduce costs, tap new sources of revenue, create new innovation business districts and improve the overall quality of urban life. The previous blog (“How to Make Money from Smart Cities”) identified the […]
How Service Providers Can Profit From Smart Cities
The UN estimates that at some point between 2008 and 2009 the world’s urban and rural populations became equal in size for the first time in human history. Urbanization is set to continue as the rural population seeks the wealth and social opportunity that cities offer. In the period from 2007 to 2050, the UN […]
Understanding the Changing Mobile User
Mobile communications today is virtually indistinguishable from the first mobile call that was made four decades ago. We have gone from monster handsets to pocket-sized portable computers. Mobile communications has become an essential part of our daily lives. For mobile operators and other companies operating in this space it is essential to know the facts […]
Five Predictions for the Future of Wi-Fi and Mobile
New devices, changes in customer behaviors, and technological advances are rapidly changing the mobile market and consumers’ expectations of mobility. A recent Cisco study of mobile consumers reveals how much, and how quickly the world of mobility is changing. The survey uncovers some startling revelations about what consumers are doing on their mobile devices, how […]
Discover What Consumers Want from Wi-Fi and Mobile
Consumers have a true love of mobile devices, as evidenced by recent Cisco mobile consumer research. Significant percentages of respondents reported using everything from laptops, smartphones, and tablets to eReaders and mobile gaming devices. Americans now own an average of three mobile devices each, up from 2.6 devices in the 2012 Cisco mobile consumer study. […]