Last Sunday, an estimated 103.4 million people tuned in around the world to watch the Philadelphia Eagles’ historic victory over the New England Patriots, 41-33. While the Eagles made history on the field by claiming the franchise’s first ever championship, if you are an owner of one of the 6.1 million unique devices that streamed Sunday’s game, you helped make history off the field as well.
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Washington, D.C. – Today, WifiForward released the following statement in support of Representatives Leonard Lance (R-NJ-07) and Mike Doyle (D-PA-14) for proposing a House companion to the AIRWAVES Act, which if enacted would be fundamental to 5G deployment. Continue reading “WifiForward on Reps Lance and Doyle’s Proposed Companion to the AIRWAVES Act”
Picture this. The airplane you boarded thirty minutes ago has taken off and for the next several hours, you’re strapped in firmly to your middle seat. You wait patiently until the stewardess announces over the intercom, “You may now use your approved portable electronic devices.” But right as you take out your smartphone, laptop or tablet, you find out that your plane does not have Wi-Fi. It is then you realize that the next several hours are not going to be as relaxing or productive as you had originally planned.
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Over the years, our ability to stay wirelessly connected has revolutionized operations in industries across the country. Whether you’re a stockbroker checking stock values on an app during your lunch break, or a teacher emailing today’s lesson plan to your students via your tablet on the way to school, chances are connectivity makes it easier for you to do your job.
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Is your hometown wild for Wi-Fi? OpenSignal just released a new report in which their analysts ranked 35 of the largest U.S. cities from most to least amount of time spent on Wi-Fi, during a select test period of July through September. Not surprisingly, some cities were found to spend more time connected to Wi-Fi than others, but why?
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For years, readily available access to the internet in classrooms has become, for many teachers, a necessity when it comes to preparing and executing lesson plans for their students. Continue reading “Wi-Fi To-Go: A Look at Schools’ Efforts to Extend Learning Beyond the Classroom”
Last week, iPass Inc., a leading provider of global mobile connectivity, released a new report, which analyzes the connectivity habits and preferences of more than 1,700 mobile professionals surveyed worldwide. The report’s findings highlighted the degree to which today’s mobile professionals are overwhelmingly dependent on Wi-Fi, as well as the importance of Wi-Fi to overall mobile workforce productivity.
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Washington, D.C. – Today, WifiForward issued the following statement welcoming the confirmation of David Redl as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information:
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Washington, D.C. – Today, WifiForward released the following statement applauding the Senate Commerce Committee’s decision to move David Redl’s nomination to a full Senate vote. Continue reading “WifiForward on Redl Commerce Committee Vote”