Ruckus sees WiFi offload role beyond handling peak traffic

Mobile operators are looking to offload more of their increasing data traffic to WiFi because it can significantly lower capex. However, continually offloading to WiFi is not the answer to addressing their other major problem — flat ARPU, argued Steven …

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Huawei outlines smart city vision

LIVE FROM BROADBAND ASIA, SINGAPORE: Chinese vendor giant Huawei today claimed the world is just at the first stage of the journey to smart cities, with a lot of information being gathered but not used very effectively because we haven’t …

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Ericsson wins smart city integration deal with Vivo

Sweden’s Ericsson has won a contract from Brazilian operator Vivo that will see the vendor manage the deployment of smart parking and lighting solutions as part of Vivo’s digital city project in São Paolo. Ericsson will partner with specialist providers as the project’s lead systems integrator and will assume responsibility for design, installation and deployment as well as post-deployment managed services, operations and maintenance.