The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced the winners of the 2019 WBA Industry Awards, which honors the most significant innovations and achievements from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem. 

The awards ceremony took place on Monday, 30 September 2019 in Frankfurt, during the WBA’s Wireless Global Congress event.

The winners of the 2019 WBA Industry Awards are:

1. Best Wi-Fi Network Operator: KT Corporation

Winning entry: “KT’s GiGA WiFi Premium 2.4 and 4.8

2. Best Wi-Fi Network Technology: Deutsche Telekom, Aptilo Networks (tie)

Winning entry: “Deutsche Telekom’s “Seamless Connectivity”- The true Wi-Fi innovation

Winning entry: “Aptilo Virtual Service Provider

3. Best In-Home Wi-Fi Network: SK Telecom

Winning entry: “SK Telecom intelligence (AI)-based In-Home Wi-Fi Solution

4. Best Enterprise Wi-Fi Network: Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Winning entry: “Panasonic Avionics’ Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity Ecosystem

5. Best Wi-Fi for Social Impact: Cambium Networks

Winning entry: “Cambium Networks – Connecting the Unconnected

6. Best Wi-Fi Innovation: Samsung Electronics & Broadcom (joint entry)

Winning entry: “Galaxy S10 with Wi-Fi 6 and Intelligent Wi-Fi

Commenting on the awards, Tiago Rodrigues, the new CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance said: “With fierce competition this year, each award winner has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to Wi-Fi.  Their innovation and execution have helped to make this an extremely dynamic and exciting time for everyone involved in this sector.

“We congratulate every award winner on their achievement, and we look forward to seeing their future contributions.”  

The 2019 WBA Industry Award winners were judged by an independent panel of industry experts, analysts and journalists.