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Retail Customer Experience

Lowe’s, Macy’s are best when it comes to retail Wi-Fi

Retail Customer Experience
April 6th, 2016

The best retail Wi-Fi can be found at restaurant chains and fast food outlets, according to a new survey from engagement network Popwifi. Topping the list are restaurant chains BJ’s and Olive Garden, according to an announcement. Yet some big retail players are doing exceptionally well in providing customers free Wi-Fi as well, including Macy's, Lowe's and Michael's. The three placed in the top five of the ranking.

MVNO Dynamics

Bezeq Deploys Devicescape To Support Connectivity

MVNO Dynamics
April 6th, 2016

Android and iOS customers will benefit from automated connectivity to Devicescape’s Curated Virtual Network of freely shared amenity Wi-Fi, which currently comprises more than 20 million access points worldwide. The Israeli market leader will also use Devicescape technology to manage customers’ connections and quality of experience across all Wi-Fi, including its nationwide homespot network of more than 600,000 access points.

Luxury Daily

Active in-store WiFi engagements quickly escalating: report

Luxury Daily
March 30th, 2016

WiFi availability is nearing ubiquity across all retail sectors, representing a significant opportunity for brands, with merchants such as Whole Foods, Kohl’s and Walmart leading the way in terms of time spent connected, according to a Popwifi report coming out on March 31.

Mobile Commerce Daily

Active in-store Wi-Fi engagements quickly escalating: report

Mobile Commerce Daily
March 29th, 2016

The report, Making Connections: Wi-Fi in the U.S. Retail Sector, found that 11 of the top 20 brands offering quality free Wi-Fi are restaurants or fast food outlets, with BJ’s and Olive Garden topping the list. Additionally, smartphone users in the United States consume more data per minute at Starbucks than at any other brand surveyed.

rethink wireless

Mobile and cablecos vie to use WiFi most effectively

Rethink Wireless
March 7th, 2016

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The more ubiquitous and carrier-class public WiFi becomes, the more the battle heats up between mobile operators and their non-cellular challengers, to see which can harness WiFi more effectively.

Broadband TV News

Devicescape to find Wi-Fi for Liberty customers

Broadband TV News
March 7th, 2014

Liberty Global is to deploy Devicescape technology to help mobile customers track down nearby Wi-Fi hotspots. Devicescape’s Curated Virtual Network (CVN) has been deployed as WiFi Buddy on Liberty’s UK operation, Virgin Media, since February 2014.

MVNO Dynamics

Liberty Global to Deploy DeviceScape WiFi Solution Across Europe

MVNO Dynamics
March 5th, 2016

Liberty Global, the largest international cable company will be deploying Devicescape’s solution across its European mobile footprint. The agreement between Devicescape and Liberty Global builds on a successful implementation of the Devicescape solution by Virgin Media, Liberty Global’s UK operation, announced in February 2014.

Capacity Media

Liberty deploys Devicescape solution

Capacity Media
March 4th, 2016

Liberty Global has deployed Devicescape’s Curated Virtual Network (CVN) to support its mobile operations across Europe. "Wifi is essential to our mobile strategy, boosting coverage and capacity — particularly indoors — while driving economic efficiencies which we can pass on to our customers," said Graeme Oxby, MD, European mobile operations, Liberty Global. "By combining Wifi and cellular as we are able to with the Devicescape solution, we are also delivering a significant improvement to the customer experience."

Global Telecoms Business

Liberty deploys Devicescape solution

Global Telecoms Business
March 4th, 2016

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Liberty Global has deployed Devicescape’s Curated Virtual Network (CVN) to support its mobile operations across Europe. The solution is said to enable Liberty Global to enhance its customers’ smartphone connectivity through automated access to Devicescape’s CVN of Wifi access points.

Digital TV Europe

Liberty Global taps Devicescape for WiFi network

Digital TV Europe
March 4th, 2016

Liberty Global is tapping wireless technology specialist Devicescape for technology that could make it easier for its mobile customers to access the web on the go through WiFi networks. The deal will provide Liberty Global smartphone customers with access to Devicescape’s ‘curated virtual network’ (CVN) of public WiFi points.

The Fast Mode

Liberty Global to Deploy DeviceScape WiFi Solution Across Europe

The Fast Mode
March 4th, 2016

Liberty Global, the largest international cable company will be deploying Devicescape's solution across its European mobile footprint. The announcement by Liberty Global comes as a response to the increasing competitive pressure from cable operators and disruptive market newcomers positioning Wi-Fi at the heart of their wireless connectivity offerings, said Devicescape.

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Faultline
March 4th, 2016

US curated WiFi Network Devicescape has now cut a deal with Liberty Global to deploy across its European mobile footprint. Essentially that means all Liberty Global mobile customers can use the Devicescape broadband for free. In 2014 it signed a deal with Virgin Media, part of Liberty Global, to include the curated network in its service. Virgin Media is the Liberty Global subsidiary with the most cellular customers.

Telecom Lead

Liberty Global to make investment in WiFi software

Telecom Lead
March 3rd, 2016

MSO major Liberty Global has decided to make investment in a WiFi software platform across its European mobile footprint. Devicescape today announced that the technology will enable the American, British-based Liberty Global’s subscribers in Europe to automatically connect to WiFi hotspots on Devicescape’s Curated Virtual Network (CVN) of amenity access points.

“Wi-Fi is essential to our mobile strategy, boosting coverage and capacity — particularly indoors — while driving economic efficiencies which we can pass on to our customers,” said Graeme Oxby, Managing Director, European Mobile Operations, at Liberty Global.

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Liberty Global To Roll Out Devicescape Across Europe

TelecomPaper
March 3rd, 2016

Devicescape announced that cable operator Liberty Global will deploy the Devicescape software across its European Mobile footprint for facilitating access to Wi-Fi services. The deal follows an initial roll-out at Virgin Media, Liberty's UK subsidiary, first announced in February 2014.

Multichannel News

Liberty Global, Devicescape Make a WiFi Connection

Multichannel News
March 3rd, 2016

Devicescape said Liberty Global has agreed to deploy the vendor’s public WiFi software platform across the MSO’s European mobile footprint. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the technology will enable Liberty Global’s subscribers in Europe to automatically connect to WiFi hotspots on Devicescape’s “Curated Virtual Network” of amenity access points.

Mobile Europe

Liberty Global broadens Wi-Fi reach with Devicescape partnership

Mobile Europe
March 3rd, 2016

Liberty Global is installing Devicescape's automated connectivity solution to allow its customers to connect to the vendor's Wi-Fi network. Devicescape manages a curated virtual network (CVN) of Wi-Fi hotspots across Europe. Liberty Global said the move would allow its customers to improve smartphone connectivity, particularly indoors.

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Liberty Global extends Devicescape wifi partnership across Europe

Telecoms.com
March 3rd, 2016

Multinational cableco Liberty Global has continued its multiplay push by extending its deal with wifi hotspot aggregator Devicescape to cover its entire European footprint. Devicescape’s core offering is a ‘curated virtual network’ of public wifi hotspots. As public wifi becomes more ubiquitous it’s becoming possible to depend largely on public wifi for mobile data in urban environments.

telecompetitor

C Spire/ Devicescape Deal Should Reduce Roaming Costs

TeleCompetitior
March 1st, 2016

A C Spire/ Devicescape nationwide Wi-Fi deal announced yesterday should save money for C Spire and its customers, particularly when customers travel outside the C Spire footprint. The offering uses the Devicescape Wi-Fi network, which Devicescape refers to as a “curated” network. It relies on public Wi-Fi hotspots, but verifies that a hotspot will provide a good connection before connecting end users to it.

Wireless Week

C Spire Extends Wi-Fi Hotspot Network to iOS Users

Wireless Week
February 29th, 2016

Apple iOS users on wireless provider C Spire’s network will now be able to take advantage of increased Wi-Fi connectivity, the carrier announced Monday. According to C Spire, a new partnership with Devicescape will give the carrier’s iOS customers free access to more than 20 million Wi-Fi access points around the globe through the “WiFi On” app in the App Store. The Wi-Fi hotspot service was originally made available to Android users in 2013 though WiFi On in the Google Play store.

TechWeek Europe

Devicescape UK Wi-Fi Network Reaches 500,000 Hotspots

TechWeek Europe
February 10th, 2016

The increase in the UK has been attributed to free Wi-Fi being offered by more retailers and a partnership with Virgin Media which allows customers to access the CVN, and has seen more Devicescape-enabled smartphones add new hotspots to the network.