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Wi-Fi Alliance launches expanded Wi-Fi Certified ac program for Wave 2 features

Qualcomm, Huawei Wireless, Cisco, Aruba, Broadcom and Quantenna are just a few of the companies throwing their support behind the next wave in Wi-Fi, appropriately called "wave 2" features that more efficiently handle high-bandwidth applications.

Cisco acquires CloudLock, enhances cloud security portfolio

Cisco is acquiring Waltham, Massachusetts-based cloud security provider CloudLock for $293 million, signaling the vendor's ongoing desire to become a bigger player in the cloud infrastructure market.

MulteFire needs support from wireless, cable to stand out amongst LTE-U, LAA and Wi-Fi

MulteFire later this year will see the release of its first technical spec. The unlicensed technology, which allows for LTE-like deployments in the unlicensed 5 GHz band without the need for a licensed spectrum anchor channel, is the raison d'etre for the MulteFire Alliance, an industry group that is quickly recruiting member support from mobile operators like SoftBank and network vendors like Cisco.

Kyung: At $9 per GB, mobile internet is a 20-60x premium to fixed internet

The ratio of service revenue pulled in by U.S. mobile operators is over twice that of fixed cable operators. Based on these revenue and traffic loading stats, it is clear that consumers value mobility. They seem more than willing to pay a premium for mobile access versus (Wi-Fi and) fixed access. So, what is this  mobility premium?

Arris and Cisco cable access sales up almost 50% in Q1, research group says

After struggling in 2015, vendors of cable access equipment saw the category spike as much as 50 percent in the first quarter, with operators committing to aggressive orders of DOCSIS 3.1-compatible gear.

Cisco, Neul join MulteFire Alliance

While the MulteFire Alliance is hosting an Open Day and Technical Workshop in Beijing today, the organization has announced that Cisco and Neul, a subsidiary of Huawei, have joined the alliance.

HPE maintains lead over Cisco in the cloud infrastructure market, says analyst firm

HPE, Cisco and Microsoft are enjoying a comfortable lead in the cloud infrastructure market-- one that includes private cloud hardware, public cloud hardware and cloud infrastructure.

Cisco's famed 'spin-in' team departs, hinting at internal turmoil

A week after a management shakeup at Cisco, four key product development executives are resigning, The Wall Street Journal reports, citing an internal memo circulated by the company's CEO Chuck Robbins. Senior Vice Presidents Mario Mazzola, Prem Jain, Luca Cafiero and Soni Jiandani are departing in the wake of a reorganization that shifted all but Jiandani into adviser roles.

Cisco predicts internet traffic will triple by 2020

The addition of 1 billion new users and 10 billion new connected devices will triple the amount of data being passed through the Internet by 2020, Cisco predicts.

Public Wi-Fi hotspots to grow to 432M globally by 2020, suggesting possible threat to carriers

For years, the growth of wireless carriers has been so rapid that cellular data providers have been worried about hitting the limit on spectrum availability, leading them to implement now-regular limits on monthly data consumption. But a surge in Wi-Fi hotspots that Cisco projects in its latest Visual Networking Index Forecast could have a more pronounced impact as internet traffic gets offloaded back onto Wi-Fi networks.