How to Build better Hotel Wi-Fi

Have you ever stayed in a hotel and the Wi-Fi wasn't great? I'll bet the answer is an unqualified yes. I've traveled quite a lot for work, which has given me plenty of opportunity to sample the delights of hotel Wi-Fi. It can be a bit of an inconvenience when you're travelling and you can't access your email - when you need to work and have some urgent[…]
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Travels with Wi-Fi: In-Flight Wi-Fi

On my recent holidays, it was with some interest when I boarded an American Airways flight, that they’re offering on-board Wi-Fi.
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Wi-Fi Channel Power: Not all Channels are the Same

When designing a new wireless network, RF power levels are often overlooked or misunderstood. Depending on the type of deployment, power levels can have a great impact on client performance and reliability. And here's the catch - not all Wi-Fi channels run at the same power!
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Armen Vardanian - RTLS Expert

Armen Vardanian joined us in May 2019 as a senior consultant, and he’s been a great asset to the IPTel team. With a long history with new product innovation, Armen has been working with DNA Spaces, AiRISTA, CenTrak and other high granularity RTLS products.
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Clinical Wi-Fi and the CT Scanner

CT Scanners are a pretty impressive looking bit of clinical technology. At what must be an anxious time for patients, it's nice to see how the hospitals are working hard to make a nicer environment for patients.
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Warehouse Wi-Fi - Best Practice

Warehouses have very special requirements when it comes to providing Wi-Fi coverage, for a whole host of reasons. They are a challenging environment in RF terms - there's often high ceilings, lots and lots of metal racking, RF attenuation is constantly changing (shelves filling and emptying, forklifts moving loads around and so on) and small devices[…]
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Wireless First: University Wi-Fi

  In this blog series, I wanted to explore what a Wireless First strategy looks like for a number of customer verticals.  
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Improve Wi-Fi Performance: 5 Principles of Elastic Wi-Fi

Elastic Wi-Fi. It’s probably not a term you’ve heard before in relation to wireless and Wi-Fi. I’m going to run through some principles I’ve learnt over a few years in the business to help you improve Wi-Fi performance, but first, I’ll digress...
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Wi-Fi Troubleshooting: How to Review a Wi-Fi Installation - Part 1

We are getting more and more requests to review Wi-Fi networks which aren't quite meeting the specification. Many customers are finding that companies which don't truly understand Wi-Fi - or how to make it work - have deployed their network and are either incapable of making it work or don't care. 
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Wi-Fi Troubleshooting: How to Gather Evidence for a Wi-Fi Review: Part 2

Wi-Fi reviews are not the easiest of things. Unlike fault finding most networking, Wi-Fi has the added complexity of RF - and all those multitude of clients. In this blog, we'll take a measured run through on where to start in your fault finding journey.
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