CHICAGO, 6 June 2022 – GlobalReach Technology, the wireless ISP software and services leader, is pleased to announce full participation tier membership in the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). GlobalReach intends to support the growth of its customer’s networks using TIP OpenWiFi’s open-source community-developed, disaggregated Wi-Fi software system. Applied to the GlobalReach cloud-based Wi-Fi management platform, TIP OpenWiFi’s common network control, data and management layers will allow it to offer robust enterprise-grade Wi-Fi solutions with shorter development cycles and to support advanced features including Wi-Fi 6, Passpoint and WBA OpenRoaming®.
The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) is a global community of companies and organisations working to accelerate the development and deployment of open, disaggregated, and standards-based technology, including Wi-Fi solutions, that deliver high-quality connectivity. TIP OpenWiFi allows GlobalReach to accelerate its Wi-Fi service innovation, interoperate with multiple Wi-Fi hardware and software vendor solutions, save integration costs, reduce time to market and deliver savings in total cost of ownership to its customers. GlobalReach also plans to take up a leadership role in TIP’s Wi-Fi Solution group projects.
Chetan Hebbalae, co-chair Wi-Fi TIP Solution group, TIP, said: “We are thrilled to welcome GlobalReach to the rapidly growing TIP OpenWiFi movement. GlobalReach’s industry leadership and reputation in delivering monetization services over high density, high throughput Wi-Fi 6E, and future Wi-Fi 7 networks, is a welcome addition to the TIP OpenWiFi community. This will bolster the totality of offerings from TIP, helping the TIP ecosystem deliver compelling, high ROI, full-stack Wi-Fi solutions to Wi-Fi service providers around the world.
Thomas Locke, chief technology officer, GlobalReach Technology said: “Innovation, standardisation and interoperability are all key components in delivering the next generation of public Wi-Fi services. This is why we are an active member of the Wireless Broadband Alliance, Seamless Air Alliance and now the Telecom Infra Project. I believe that becoming a member will uniquely position GlobalReach Technology to deliver unparalleled wireless ISP services to our customers either on land, sea or air.”
GlobalReach already supplies highly reliable, Wi-Fi software and services to the largest operators, brands and venues, and works with a number of TIP member companies. It joined the community in response to market demand for secure and open internet connectivity from other leading operators and wireless service providers. GlobalReach is also a recognised Passpoint Wi-Fi leader, with live, large-scale customer networks in major global cities, including New York, Philadelphia and London, allowing end-users to roam across and onto these Wi-Fi networks.
ABOUT GLOBALREACH: GlobalReach Technology is a global leader in high-quality wireless ISP services, on land, at sea, in the air or underground. As a trusted expert, delivering billions of user, venue and device sessions each year, it provides highly reliable, advanced Wi-Fi services and solutions for the largest operators, brands, venues and places. Its award-winning technology onboards and connects users, devices and venues to Wi-Fi networks, adding value with every connection, whether that is a better venue experience, customer engagement, increased revenue, insights, footfall, dwell time, brand loyalty, inclusion or satisfaction.
Kate Cleevely, Director of Marketing, +44 (0) 7754 920043