WorldVue Announces Partnership with OpenWiFi
Houston-based company continues to enhance global connectivity solutions through transformative partnership
HOUSTON (January 16, 2024) – WorldVue, the trusted platform which empowers guest-centric properties around the globe to leverage technologies such as video entertainment, digital infrastructure, wireless connectivity, and smartphone applications , announced its partnership with OpenWiFi to enable global deployment of Telecom Infra Project (TIP) OpenWiFi solutions.
Through this partnership, WorldVue will integrate OpenWiFi’s open-source technology into its Wi‑Fi solutions, allowing for more flexibility and the ability to streamline network operations. This is accomplished using TIP OpenWiFi certified software and hardware and state of the art hardware from a wide array of manufacturers.
“WorldVue is committed to delivering high-quality services and seamless connectivity., We believe wireless connectivity is a major catalyst for economic growth and industry development,” said Robert Grosz, President and COO of WorldVue. “Embracing OpenWiFi allows us to break free from vendor lock, rapidly innovate in the wireless space developing deep integrations with mission critical applications and offer our clients the most flexible and lowest total cost of ownership.”
Launched in 2021, OpenWiFi is a community-developed open-source platform designed to lower the cost of developing and operating Wi-Fi networks. The platform’s unique approach to Wi-Fi creates an open-source disaggregated technology stack without vendor lock-in, ensuring a cost-effective and seamless way to deploy connectivity in a variety of use cases. OpenWiFi was created through the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), a global community of companies and organizations driving open and disaggregated infrastructure solutions to advance global connectivity. The OpenWiFi community currently includes more than 300 participants, including service providers, OEMs, ODMs, software ISVs, system integrators, silicon vendors, and industry organizations.
“We’re proud to partner with an industry leader like WorldVue to amplify our impact further and achieve our mission of closing the digital divide,” adds Jack Raynor, Chairman, OpenWiFi Program Group. The Wi-Fi industry benefits from disruptors like WorldVue who go above and beyond to enhance their offerings with an open-source solution.”
By building networks with TIP OpenWiFi solutions, customers will benefit from WorldVue’s industry-leading technology solutions combined with OpenWiFi’s innovative and cost-effective approach. This collaboration further solidifies the vision of revolutionizing how companies and individuals access and manage wireless networks.
WorldVue®, is a trusted provider of video, advanced connectivity, and professional services to properties and enterprises on a global basis. With a dedication to customer service, WorldVue leads the way in delivering innovative technology solutions that enhance the resident, guest, and staff experience. From managed services to digital transformation, WorldVue is a single point of contact for all a property’s technology needs.
Founded in 1974, WorldVue is a privately held company headquartered in Houston, Texas. The company serves over 7,000 properties with over 900,000 rooms under management. For more information, visit www.worldvue.com.
Launched in 2021, OpenWiFi is a community-developed open-source platform designed to lower the cost of developing and operating Wi-Fi networks. Designed to include a cloud controller SDK and switches and enterprise-grade access point firmware validated to work seamlessly together, the platform’s unique approach to Wi-Fi creates an open-source disaggregated technology stack without vendor lock-in, ensuring a cost-effective and seamless way to Wi-Fi deploy connectivity in a variety of use cases. The OpenWiFi technology was created through Meta and the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), a global community of companies and organizations that are driving open and disaggregated infrastructure solutions to advance global connectivity. The OpenWiFi community currently includes more than 330 participants, including managed service providers, OEMs, ODMs, software ISVs, system integrators, silicon vendors and industry organizations. To learn more or deploy OpenWiFi, visit the OpenWiFi Alliance at www.openwifialliance.global.