Ruckus Wireless files for $100M IPO

Ruckus Wireless has filed a form S-1 registration statement for its initial public offering to raise $100M. In the S-1 the company says it is profitable. It reports a net income of $4.2M in 2011 (after a net loss of $10M in 2009 and a net loss of $4.4M in 2010). For the first half […]

San Jose, CA upgrading downtown Wi-Fi network

San Jose, California is upgrading the downtown Wi-Fi network that it installed in 2005 (see MuniWireless article about the San Jose Wi-Fi RFP in 2005). Now, the city will be using Ruckus Wireless equipment to replace the old access points and it is reportedly paying for the network out of general parking and revenue funds ($100,000 total […]

Hotels are upgrading WiFi infrastructure to meet iPad, iPhone users’ needs

Good news for travelers lamenting about hotel Wi-Fi! Hotels are finally upgrading their Wi-Fi infrastructure to meet the needs of iPad, iPhone and laptop users. Last October, Andy Abramson posted an article entitled Why Hotel Wi-Fi Is Being Crushed By iPads And What To Do About It in which he detailed what hotels needed to […]

Wi-Fi comes to Indian Wells, the world’s second largest tennis stadium

The Indian Wells Tennis Garden (Indian Wells, California), the second largest tennis-specific stadium in the world, has just deployed a Wi-Fi network for indoor and outdoor applications such as point of sale and ticket-scanning, guest access and mobile data offloading. The BNP Paribas Open, which is held in Indian Wells, is the largest ATP World Tour […]

Wi-Fi comes to Balboa Park, San Diego

Balboa Park, home of the San Diego Zoo, as well as museums and cultural centers, has just deployed a large Wi-Fi hot zone for use by visitors. The Balboa Online Collaborative, the IT services arms of Balboa Park, built the network using Ruckus Wireless access points. The need for high-density Wi-Fi – both indoors and outdoors […]