The GSMA and the Wireless broadband alliance (WBA) are collaborating to simplify Wi-Fi hotspot access for smartphones and tablets. Through the joint venture, the GSMA and the WBA are working on the creation of a technical and commercial framework for Wi-Fi roaming bringing the advantages of mobile technology and Wi-Fi technology for the first time. The proposed Wi-Fi roaming technology will be based on WBA’s ‘next generation hotspot program’ and the Wo-Fi alliance’s ‘Passport Certification’ technology. This new technology will build on the GSMA’s roaming principles. Also Read - Free Fire redeem codes for June 23: How to get Justice Fighter and Vandals Rebellion Weapons Loot crate, Diamond Voucher, etc for free
“The combination of Wi-Fi and mobile technologies extends the power of broadband for consumers,” said Shrikant Shenwai, CEO, WBA. “The work by the WBA and the GSMA will expedite the availability of a new generation of Internet access for the benefit of consumers everywhere. Key to this is Wi-Fi being able to replicate the success of mobile technology and allow users to roam seamlessly between different networks.” Also Read - Moto G60S, G50 5G and Edge 20 Lite coming soon: More Motorola midrange phones for 2021?
If this endeavor comes through users could theoretically subscribe to a Wi-Fi plan and seamlessly could access any Wi-Fi hotspot of the subscribed service provider rather being dependent on the owner of the Wi-Fi hotspot for access through security authorization. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A22 5G India launch nearing as support page goes live