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The Telecom Infra Project’s (TIP) OpenWiFi project has adopted the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s (WBA) OpenRoaming standard, paving the way for users to seamlessly move between hotspots without the need to reconnect or enter security credentials. OpenWiFi wants to reimagine the way that wireless networks are built and managed by solving the issue of fragmentation.
The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) – known for its successes in disaggregating cellular networks (with OpenRAN and DCSG) – has kicked off a concerted effort to affect something similar within the world of Wi-Fi: Headed up by Deutsche Telekom, Boingo, Facebook, and supported by major telcos, and Wi-Fi technology vendors big and small, TIP’s ‘OpenWiFi’ initiative launches May 12. The goal is seeding the ground for more ubiquitous Wi-Fi, at lower costs, featuring more service innovation, TIP says.
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Beyond the resources and backing of Facebook itself, the TIP Wi-Fi group of partners includes such talented startups as Plume, 2017 Wi-Fi NOW Award Winners Tanaza, and Canada-based ConnectUs Technologies.
It was at MWC four years ago that the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) was launched, bringing together a community dedicated to building better infrastructure for global networks.