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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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Announcing Telecom Council’s Innovation Showcase Class of 2021

Communications startups selected to feature in the 2021 Innovation Showcase Demo Day on May 13-14, with opportunities for sit-down discussions with multiple global telcos.

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Facebook launches grand new vision for open source Wi-Fi architecture everywhere

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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TIP Community Momentum Driven by New Operator Demand, Technology Solutions, and Industry Alliances

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.

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Press Releases

NetExperience Announces General Availability of New OpenWiFi Software Platform

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 12, 2021 NetExperience, creator of the first end-to-end WLAN software and service compatible with OpenWiFi, today announced the General Availability launch of its new platform designed to interoperate and manage all Telecom Infra Project (TIP)...

NetExperience Completes Facebook Accelerator: Connectivity Program, Launches TIP Open Wi-Fi Management Solution

NetExperience architecture incorporates newly defined TIP Open Wi-Fi stack for Wi-Fi network control and management   Ottawa, Canada, March 10th, 2021 – NetExperience today announced that it has completed the Facebook Accelerator: Connectivity program and will...

NetExperience, formerly ConnectUs Technologies, Joins Telecom Infra Project and Announces Cloud Wi-Fi Interoperability with TIP’s Open Access Point

New architecture enables providers to deliver advanced Cloud Wi-Fi services using a variety of compatible, multi-vendor Access Points and certified open source software. Ottawa, Canada, February 25, 2020 – NetExperience announces interoperability between its Wi-Fi...