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5 Ways to Optimize Wi-Fi in 2017

Wi-Fi Optimization-Image-Blog_Jan2017.jpgAccording to the Wi-Fi Alliance, more than three billion Wi-Fi-enabled devices will ship in 2017 joining more than eight billion devices already in use. What does this mean for communication service providers? Getting Wi-Fi right has never been more critical. From winning the war for relevance inside and outside the home to combating subscriber churn in an increasingly competitive and diverse marketplace, Wi-Fi is paramount. 

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Topics: wireless, Wi-Fi, hotspot, mobile data, Quality of Experience

Video Streaming QoE: A Challenge of Growing Importance

blog-video-streaming-qoe-mental-stress.jpgI recently read an article that did an excellent job capturing the link between mental stress and high quality mobile experiences. Citing a report published by Ericsson in February 2016, the article - “Slow mobile buffering a horror show” – focused on Ericsson’s comparison of the mental stress caused by slow mobile video streaming with the stress caused by watching a horror movie alone.

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Topics: mobile video delivery, Quality of Experience, QoE