Wireless

Ubiquiti Cloud Service/Appliance at AWS (EC2)

For those that leverage Ubiquiti wifi products, switches, or other network equipment, there is a great product that can centrally manage all your devices via the Cloud Controller at AWS.  There is a pre-set EC2...

Simplify MDM device enrollment for users

MobileIron’s mobile device management (MDM) will give you the fundamental capabilities to control, secure, monitor and manage any corporate or employee-owned mobile device or desktop that accesses that bu...

Google Fiber seeks to test Super Fast Wireless

In 12 major cities, Google is planning to rely on wireless technology rather than fiber-optic cables, and requesting permission to test wireless in 24 U.S. cities. Google parent company, Alphabet, has also susp...

Ubiquiti’s Amplifi – What a mesh!

  The Amplifi system is best for those large homes struggling to get strong Wi-Fi connection throughout. Not only is the Amplifi a competent router with a firewall integrated, but it can also be used as a ...

Wi-Fi Capabilities Dramatically Increase with Beamforming

New things are coming in the world of Wi-Fi technology, in the form of beamforming and MU-MIMO. Beamforming makes it possible for routers to adjust their phase and power for better signal by allowing Wi-Fi rout...

Wires can’t keep up with faster Wi-Fi

Gigabit Wi-Fi, or 802.11ac, has been slowly appearing in homes, buildings and public hotspots, but according to researchers at OpenSignal, gigabit is not delivering to smartphones and wiring is the culprit. In ...

iOS9 Skyrockets Cellular Usage. Wi-fi Assist Feature May Be Responsible

Noticing a significant increase in data usage since installing iOS9? Wi-fi assist may be the cause.  The feature switches your iPhone to cellular usage when it detects you’re in a spot where wi-fi coverage is l...

The New Wifi – 1GB Throughput

Over the last few years bva has had to support many different types of wifi with many several different users expectations of speeds.  Obviously the two most popular over the last 10 years have been G and N.  T...

Delta and Amazon team up to give you Free in-Flight Wifi

Delta airlines and Amazon have teamed up to bring you free in-flight wifi while you’re flying at 30,000 feet. The only stipulation is that you only be able to access the Amazon websites to shop while you ...

The Best Wireless Routers

bva deploys a lot of of wireless units in our business operations and sifting through all of the vendor products and choosing which router is best suited for your purposes is a tough task sometimes. Do you need...