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How to Stimulate the Wireless Economy

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According to RCRWireless, the global mobile workforce is set to increase to 1.87 billion people or 42.5% of the global workforce in 2022, up from 38.8% in 2016.  But this stat is not just about working remotely or collaboratively. It’s a reflection of what’s required in order to compete in what Andrew Seybold refers to […]

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Wi-Fi RF automation is a hot topic. Not because it’s new (it’s not) but because there are strong believers and non-believers. The discussion lacks facts and measurement data, which we will cover in this 2-part blog. 7signal worked in cooperation with Avans University of Applied Science to characterize 802.11ac Wi-Fi performance and behavior in their environment. […]

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Value Prop Validation Received at CiscoLive!

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  We recently exhibited at CiscoLive! in San Diego. We gave a few hundred demonstrations to eager wireless LAN professionals looking for ways to increase operational efficiency and improve the Wi-Fi experience for their organizational customers. The event was remarkable and I commend Cisco for putting on an event so energizing and well organized.  Most […]

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Internet Of Things Will Transform Customer Service

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When we refer to the Internet of Things today, our first inclination may be to imagine a device around the home connected to a mobile app that provides us statistical information regarding usage. This has rapidly morphed into a control app, allowing us the ability to modify a set of parameters based on said statistics, […]

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Is Retail Wi-Fi Ready for the Holidays?

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  Black Friday is right around the corner and retailers are gearing up for what they hope is a happy and profitable holiday season. Everybody knows that traditional retail continues to battle against the Amazon’s of the world. The term ‘showrooming’ refers to consumers who get a look at products in-store, then buy online. To […]

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Poor Wi-Fi Antenna Placement Is A Performance Killer

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  Antennas are probably the most undervalued and poorly understood elements in WLAN networks. Many times, critical networks are designed with aesthetic aspects as the main driver. No wonder Wi-Fi network performance is such a disappointment in so many places. Radio wave propagation is a complex thing. Radio waves propagate, attenuate, reflect, refract, bend and […]

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