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Posts Tagged ‘Ruckus Wireless’

  • Carrier WIFI MArket

    Global Carrier WiFi Equipment Market to Reach $1.5 Billion by 2020

    May 6, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Global Carrier WiFi Equipment Market to Reach $1.5 Billion by 2020

    The global carrier WiFi equipment market totaled $713 million in 2015. The market has grown consistently year-over-year since 2007, initially due to the proliferation of WiFi as a hotspot service, but increasingly driven by a diverse customer base and...

  • Mall of Africa

    South Africa: Mall of Africa goes wireless

    April 28, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Mall of Africa goes wireless

    VAST Networks and Ruckus Wireless have, according to both parties, successfully deployed the continent’s largest mall Wi-Fi installation in order to provide consumers and retailers with Wi-Fi throughout the Mall of Africa. According to Vast Networks,...

  • Ruckess Wireless

    Ruckus Wireless Sub-Saharan Africa appoints new sales director

    March 30, 2016 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Ruckus Wireless Sub-Saharan Africa appoints new sales director

    Riaan Graham has officially been appointed as the new Sales Director at Ruckus Wireless ub-Saharan Africa. The appointment will see Riaan supporting the existing team to continue driving strong market penetration for Wi-Fi and the broader wireless industry....

  • Michael Fletcher (2)

    WiFi getting big attention in Africa

    December 3, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on WiFi getting big attention in Africa

    With the changing telecommunications environment in Africa, not too mention the market dynamics, mobile operators are finding themselves under tremendous pressure to adapt or face getting left behind. The introduction of affordable smartphones and the...

  • Michael Fletcher (2)

    Wi-Fi eases transition to high data consumption

    September 30, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Wi-Fi eases transition to high data consumption

    With LTE (4G) cellular gaining momentum and operators starting to push entry-level smartphones across Africa, consumers across the continent are in a great position to benefit from the connected world. However, what does the increase in data demand mean for...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

    Ruckus Wireless expands its presence in Africa

    August 21, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Ruckus Wireless expands its presence in Africa

    Ruckus Wireless has appointed Westcon Africa as the latest member of its distributor network. The agreement is set to assist the company to expand further into Africa. Additionally, the agreement has placed Westcon Africa as an official distributor of all...

  • Darryl Linington

    Infrastructure & connectivity key to Africa’s smart cities

    August 11, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Infrastructure & connectivity key to Africa’s smart cities

    Globally, the pressure is on for cities to become ‘smart’. There is a strong need to invest in information communication technology (ICT) and socio-economic development, while still effectively managing budgets and scarce natural resources. All of...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

    Thank you for the Wi-Fi

    March 4, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Thank you for the Wi-Fi

    The good news is that Wi-Fi is finally taking its rightful place in the industry. The bad news – not all Wi-Fi is made equal. This is the sentiment of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS), a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa. (Image source: Ruckus Wireless)

    Leveraging Wi-Fi to meet demand for broadband in Africa

    November 12, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Leveraging Wi-Fi to meet demand for broadband in Africa

    The prevalence of Wi-Fi in Africa and around the world is increasing, with more and more mobile operators looking to deploy it as part of their overall networks, according to Ruckus Wireless, Inc., an exhibitor at this year’s AfricaCom, running from 12...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

    Wi-Fi is an answer for Africa

    August 19, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Wi-Fi is an answer for Africa

    Across Africa demands are changing, access models are changing and consumers are blurring the lines between corporate and personal spaces – becoming more vocal in terms of what they want, says Ruckus Wireless, Inc. And what they want is access. With more...

  • Wi-Fi plays an ever-increasing role in effective Unified Communications

    June 19, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Wi-Fi plays an ever-increasing role in effective Unified Communications

    While many organisations have made the move to the cloud and virtualised applications and servers in their data centres, they have been slow to virtualise Unified Communications (UC) applications says Ruckus Wireless, Inc. However, with the technological...

  • Carrier Wi-Fi comes of age in 2013

    January 8, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Carrier Wi-Fi comes of age in 2013

    All indications point to full speed ahead for service provider Wi-Fi deployments in 2013.  While Wi-Fi has been around for quite some time as a consumer and enterprise technology, it has never garnered the kind of attention that it will this year. The...

  • Wi-Fi holds endless opportunities for Africa

    September 20, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Wi-Fi holds endless opportunities for Africa

     Wi-Fi adoption is growing in Africa with solution providers committed to developing viable services that improve the way we communicate and work, says Michael Fletcher, Sales Director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa at Ruckus Wireless. The increasing...

  • BYOD: The Y2K of Networking?

    July 10, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on BYOD: The Y2K of Networking?

    Since the big marketing scam of Y2K, nothing seems to have caused a bigger commotion in computer networking than Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), says Ruckus Wireless. “BYOD is scary, and scary sells products,” says Michael Fletcher, Sales Director for...

  • Wi-Fi equip market will surge by 9% over 5yrs

    October 10, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Wi-Fi equip market will surge by 9% over 5yrs

    The Wi-Fi equipment market is expected to see more than 9% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) from 2011 to 2016, with the enterprise segment contributing the bulk of the growth at more than 21% CAGR. And the consumer market mirrors this growth. In fact, there...

  • Ruckus Wireless propels Africa into Wi-Fi tech

    August 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ruckus Wireless propels Africa into Wi-Fi tech

    Ruckus Wireless, Inc. an innovator in Wi-Fi technology and a leading provider of advanced mobile Internet working products and solutions, announces the official opening of its regional office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ruckus Wireless was initially...