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#lifeatfon: Iurgi Arginzoniz, CINO

#lifeatfon: Iurgi Arginzoniz, CINO We're kicking off our #lifeatfon series with an interview with Fon's CINO, Iurgi Arginzoniz, who drives the company's innovation strategy. Describe your Fon journey! I joined Fon at its very inception, in November 2005 as a Firmware...

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Can telcos really make money out of WiFi? Part 2

Can telcos really make money out of WiFi? Part 2 In our previous entry, we focused on how Telco operators can make money out of WiFi by opening up the service to non-subscribers. But what about their customer base? The benefits of carrier WiFi connectivity among the...

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Can telcos really make money out of WiFi? Part 1

Can telcos really make money out of WiFi? Part 1 WiFi is everywhere, and nowadays, people are used to connecting to WiFi in all kinds of places. But since they’re also used to connecting to it for free, it’s natural to wonder how CSPs can actually make money out of...

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WiFi WPA2 security hack explained

WiFi WPA2 security hack explained In the last 24 hours, the media has broadly covered the WiFi WPA2 security hack. A recently discovered vulnerability could allow attackers to intercept data being transmitted between a WiFi access point and a computer or mobile...

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Are you capitalizing on new WiFi opportunities?

Capitalizing on new WiFi opportunities Last week, we hosted a webinar with Analysys Mason, based on the findings of their recent white paper on the topic of capitalizing on new WiFi opportunities. They found that while many operators include WiFi in their...

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WiFi: The silver bullet for Smart Everything

WiFi: The silver bullet for Smart Everything WiFi’s use is already ubiquitous, but in the context of Smart Everything demand on this technology is set to increase exponentially as our ecosystems get “smarter”. From entire cities on a macro scale to individual homes...

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Fon at South Summit 2017

Fon at South Summit 2017 Yesterday at South Summit, Fon’s Director of Marketing, Communication, and Design, Maria Rodriguez, joined the Smart Homes and Smart Habits panel to share Fon’s vision on this topic. “As a WiFi technology company, and experts in connecting...

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Public WiFi is key to smart cities!

Public WiFi is key to smart cities! The WiFi4EU initiative, which aims to increase connectivity throughout the EU, has now been approved by the European Parliament. The WiFi industry across Europe can – and should – now prepare in earnest for the next steps. As a...

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Operators should unlock the full potential of WiFi

Operators should unlock the full potential of WiFi Skyrocketing demand We’re currently experiencing a significant increase in mobile data traffic which is only set to continue. More and more people are using smartphones and mobile applications, network speeds improve...

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Europe backs free WiFi connectivity with WiFi4EU

Europe backs free WiFi connectivity with WiFi4EU We are still a few months away from the WiFi4EU program’s kick-off date, and many details are yet to be confirmed, but there is no denying that since the announcement of the initiative last year, we are all excited to...

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7 key points that will define the future of WiFi

7 key points that will define the future of WiFi Since its birth in 1985, the WiFi industry has grown exponentially. Although originally designed to replace Ethernet cables in local computer networks, nowadays WiFi’s use is ubiquitous. At Fon we know that WiFi has to...

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Delivering carrier WiFi services from the cloud

Delivering carrier WiFi services from the cloud As we’ve discussed in a previous post, service providers are moving toward WiFi strategies in order to go beyond traditional access propositions. The challenge is delivering WiFi services tailored to different segments...

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Fon is back in London! This time for SCWS World 2017

Fon is back in London! This time for SCWS World 2017 Fon is excited to be back in the capital for SCWS World 2017, Fon the world's flagship event for the Small Cells/WiFi/Das market. Operators, vendors, end-user verticals and media will all be in attendance, and we’re...

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WiFi: A disruptive asset in the competitive battle

WiFi: A disruptive asset in the competitive battle Many of today's major telco players are increasingly turning to WiFi strategies. Initially, WiFi was offered exclusively by fixed operators and WISPs in customers' homes, businesses or public spaces. Now, we are...

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Fon will be in London for WBA Wireless Global Congress

Fon will be in London for WBA Wireless Global Congress There are only a couple of days to go until WBA Wireless Global Congress in London! Fon is delighted to be the Gold sponsor of this event, and we can’t wait to meet with other leading players of the wireless...

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