Astro taps Airties for WiFi

Malaysian pay TV operator Astro has tapped WiFi technology specialist Airties to provide software and services to support broadband subscribers across its fibre footprint.     Astro serves 5.6 million homes or 72% of Malaysian TV households. In addition to pay TV, it provides a standalone fibre broadband service as an Internet Service Provider, with speeds of […]

Airties delivers Smart WiFi to YouSee customers

The Wifi solutions specialist Airties has entered into a parternship with the Danish company YouSee, where it will provide a portfolio of Smart Wifi software and services to support the company’s broadband subscribers across Denmark. Airties specialises in cloud-based managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions, serving ISPs with a combined footprint of over 80 million households across the world. YouSee is […]

Ex-Sky CEO Tony Ball becomes chairman of AirTies

WiFi specialist Airties has named Tony Ball, former chairman of Kabel Deutschland and CEO of BSkyB, and current senior advisor of private equity outfit Providence Equity Partners, as its new chairman. The company has also announced that it is moving its corporate headquarters is moving to Paris, France to support its global expansion plans. Philippe […]

Providence Equity to acquire Airties

Private equity outfit Providence Equity Partners is to acquire wireless technology outfit Airties. The WiFi solutions specialist said that its board and principal shareholders, including evergreen equity investor Invus had agreed to acqusition. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Airties said that Providence’s investment will assist it with accelerating growth into new markets […]

Deutsche Telekom turns to Airties for Smart Wi-Fi rollout

Wireless technology specialist Airties has signed an agreement with Deutsche Telekom to deploy its Smart Wi-Fi products and services across Deutsche Telekom Europe.  Deutsche Telekom is using RDK open source software to standardise core functions of its broadband gateways. Under the agreement with Airties,  Telekom will also deploy Airties Edge software to enhance subscribers’ broadband gateways and Airties […]

Telstra turns to AirTies for Smart Modem software

Australia’s Telstra has tapped Wi-Fi technology specialist AirTies to provide home connectivity and Wi-Fi 6 capability to customers throughout the country.  Specifically, Telstra’s new Smart Modem 3 includes AirTies Edge, embedded Smart Wi-Fi software and the EasyMesh software controller to manage Telstra’s Smart Wi-Fi boosters. Telstra is also using AirTies Cloud management platform to optimise […]

AirTies names ex-Liberty Global exec as CMO

Service provider WiFi specialist AirTies has named Nicolas Fortineau as EVP and chief marketing officer. Fortineau will oversee Airties’ global marketing efforts including product marketing vision and go-to-market strategy. Prior to joining Airties, he spent over a decade at Liberty Global, most recently serving as product director of connectivity platforms, where he oversaw their product […]

AirTies unveils line-up of WiFi 6 products

Wireless technology specialist AirTies has unveiled its line-up of products for the new WiFi 6 standard. AirTies has introduced a new, dual-band Wi-Fi 6 Extender, a tri-band Wi-Fi 6 Extender, and a Wi-Fi 6 router. In addition to increased speed and capacity, Wi-Fi 6 products are designed to support the growing density of connected devices […]

Bouygues Telecom taps AirTies for WiFi

French service provider Bouygues Telecom has tapped technology outfit AirTies to provide its WiFi software and Mesh extenders to its broadband subscribers. Bouygues Telecom will integrate AirTies Smart WiFi software with subscribers’ existing Bbox gateways. Bouygues Telecom will also offer AirTies’ Air 4830 Mesh extenders, powered by Quantenna, to provide high-speed Wi-Fi throughout subscribers’ homes. “At […]

AirTies completes Technicolor WiFi acquisition, names new software chief

Service provider WiFi technology specialist AirTies has completed its acquisition of Technicolor’s WiFi management software business, also known as Wireless Doctor.  AirTies and Technicolor  have also struck a partnership covering technology integrations and sales channels to offer smart WiFi solutions to service providers globally. Bart Vercammen, who previously served as CTO for the CPE business unit […]

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