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Telecom Infra Project kicks off ‘OpenWiFi’ initiative to drive Wi-Fi cost down and innovation up
By Claus Hetting, Wi-Fi NOW CEO & Chairman
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.
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