Ruckus Wireless IPO disappoints, stock price sinks 18 percent on first day

Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) went public on Friday, November 16, at $15 per share, in one of the most closely watched IPOs because it was the first since Election Day and was considered to be a test of the IPO market. Several companies had already postponed their IPOs because of rough market conditions, but Ruckus went […]

Ruckus Wireless IPO shares priced between $13 and $15, risks remain

Ruckus Wireless has finally priced its IPO: it will sell 8.4 million shares at a price of between $13 to $15 per share. According to Forbes, the company will have 73,685,793 shares outstanding, and at the midpoint of the range, the company would have a market cap of $1.03 billion. In the Forbes article, Eric […]

Ruckus Wireless targets high density Wi-Fi deployments

Complaining about terrible Wi-Fi service in conferences and finding solutions to improve it are favorite topics here on MuniWireless. That’s why we are happy to report that Ruckus Wireless has released new products to target Wi-Fi hotspots in convention centers, hotel conference areas, sports arenas, train stations and city centers. As for relying on your […]

Friday morning reads: Free Wi-Fi in London and South Korea

London: Virgin Media will extend free Wi-Fi service in the London Underground until the end of 2012. Virgin had set up free WiFi service in 72 stations for the Olympic Games and planned to start charging users after the Games. That has changed, to the delight of those who use the Tube regularly. South Korea: […]

Tips on how improve WiFi in conferences and other crowded venues

We’ve all been to conferences and other types of events where there’s Wi-Fi service, but it is too slow or even unusable. I asked people who set up Wi-Fi networks for crowded events what one must do to ensure that users have a good Wi-Fi experience. One wireless ISP provided the following tips: (1) Plan […]