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Presented by Tiago Rodrigues in the Optimisation Conference in Prague, 18th April 2012

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Integration of Wi-Fi with Cellular Networks Integration of Wi-Fi with Cellular Networks Presentation Transcript

  • Integration of Wi-Fi with Cellular Networks Driving next generation Wi-Fi experience Tiago Rodrigues Prague, 18th April 2012Copyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Integration of Wi-Fi with Cellular NetworksDriving next generation Wi-Fi experience The Opportunity: Unstoppable Wi-Fi Growth, role and significance of Wi-Fi The Challenges: Industry Engagement User experience, offload and roaming Our Work: Developing Best Practices Successful deliverables, ongoing work-areas Engaging WBA: Opportunities Mission, membership, engageCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 2
  • Integration of Wi-Fi with Cellular NetworksDriving next generation Wi-Fi experience The Opportunity: Unstoppable Wi-Fi Growth, role and significance of Wi-Fi The Challenges: Industry Engagement User experience, offload and roaming Our Work: Developing Best Practices Successful deliverables, ongoing work-areas Engaging WBA: Opportunities Mission, membership, engageCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 3
  • The OpportunityWhy Operators are Embracing Wi-Fi  5Cs Wi-Fi is Complementary to mobile & fixed/cable broadband networks Wi-Fi Mobile Devices Increasing Mobile Data Traffic Exploding Capacity Customer Crunch Experience Coverage Cost-Effective Extension Access Hotspot Networks Becoming PervasiveCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 4
  • The OpportunityOperators are seeing Wi-Fi… …as part of the solution!! Wi-Fi is already built into all these devices and Hotspots are also being used extensively by users globally!Copyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 5
  • The OpportunityThe latest data confirms that Data Offload and Enhance the user Experience are More of 50% of smartphones data traffic is offload by the must importants benefits for operators Wi-Fi for more then 10% of OperatorsCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 6
  • The OpportunityKey Forums Collaborating to Accelerate the Ecosystem End-to-End Seamless Interoperability Cooperation Joint Taskforce Across Operators Framework Carrier Grade Network Auto Network Discovery Wi-Fi Alliance GSM-like robust Management & Selection Passpoint™ Wi-Fi-to-Wi-Fi certification global roaming & program for standards based equipment 3GPP-Wi-Fi interoperability Integration & based on Hotspot interworking Global Roaming & Secure & Seamless Interoperability Authentication 2.0 specificationsCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. * NGH- Next Generation Hotspots 7
  • Next Generation Public Wi-Fi Ecosystem In-ActionCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 8
  • Integration of Wi-Fi with Cellular NetworksDriving next generation Wi-Fi experience The Opportunity: Unstoppable Wi-Fi Growth, role and significance of Wi-Fi The Challenges: Industry Engagement User experience, offload and roaming Our Work: Developing Best Practices Successful deliverables, ongoing work-areas Engaging WBA: Opportunities Mission, membership, engageCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 9
  • The ChallengesHow to improve the user experience over Wi-Fi Networks Network Information Systens End User Devices Business Case Implementation of technologies Operators to withdraw the Widely available equipments Operators must define a clear that allow Wi-Fi to have a maximum potential Wi-Fi need to capable of performing strategy for the Wi-Fi, from a seamless authentication to allow have an integration of IS, communications using the latest business and technology point of the Offload. regarding provisioning, Wi-Fi technologies view authentication and billing. The networks need to have enough bandwidth and QoS to delivery a powerfull experience. Interoperability between Networks The industry must come up with a common approach to address the interoperability between networks and a framework to develop Wi-Fi international roaming.Copyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Integration of Wi-Fi with Cellular NetworksDriving next generation Wi-Fi experience The Opportunity: Unstoppable Wi-Fi Growth, role and significance of Wi-Fi The Challenges: Industry Engagement User experience, offload and roaming Our Work: Developing Best Practices Successful deliverables, ongoing work-areas Engaging WBA: Opportunities Mission, membership, engageCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 11
  • Our Work: Developing Best Practices Strategic Objectives Driving Next Generation Wi-Fi Experience Making it easier for users to find and access hotspot service locationsEnd-userfocus…NextGeneration Offering a user experience thatWi-Fi is simple and consistently betterexperiencemeans Allowing seamless interoperability, across devices, operators & networksCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 12
  • Our Work End-to-End Interoperability: Enablers Delivered Make Wi-Fi easy to use for Create specifications and Facilitate Wi-Fi customers using different guidelines for Wi-Fi interoperability with other devices Interworking and Roaming technologies Customers Technologies Operators Wimax Roaming across networks LTE 3G Devices HotSpots User Experience Guidelines Next Generation Hotspot Operator Guidelines Remote Hosted Login Specifications Wi-Fi Security Whitepaper Fault Management and Customer Care Guidelines Wireless Roaming Intermediary eXchange (WRIX i/d/f/l) WBA Member´s Roaming Pack Interoperability Check List Global Hotspot Directory WISPr 2.0 SpecificationCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Our Work WBA Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) Program: Strategic Vision GSM NGH* Example: GSM Phone Example: Device with Wi-Fi Turn on phone and get secure Turn on device and get secure cellular connectivity Wi-Fi connectivity A cellular-like secure Wi-Fi roaming experienceCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Our WorkWBA NGH Program: Key Technology Elements Next NGH Program Hotspots Generation (today) HotSpots* Wi-Fi Alliance Passpoint Program Network Based on Discovery and Manually 802.11u Selection NGH Trial Proprietary solutions not Radio Link standardize or widely 802.1x NGH Guidelines Security available Enhancement to support NGH Roaming Username/ Password Subscriber EAP Methods & WISPr connections authentication (including EAP-SIM) managers WBA WRIX (Roaming) NOTE: *: Industry standards used for supporting the above functionalities include Specifications 802.1x, 802.11u and EAP-SIM/AKA & EAP-TLS/TTLS authentication methods as expected to be certified under Wi-Fi Alliance Passpoint programCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Our Work WBA NGH Program: Key Industry Engagements WBA NGH Program 2011-12 Joint Taskforce NGH Operators Guide NGH Trial Cooperation Framework Objectives: Best practices guide for End-to-end “Real-World” Objectives: • Make Wi-Fi-Wi-Fi operators Wi-Fi roaming trial to • Have a complementary roaming as easy and • Implement seamless • Test & validate NGH focus and cooperation transparent as GSM authentication over Wi-Fi that maximizes the • Engage ecosystem benefits of innovation for • Common technical networks based on NGH including operators, end users, manufacturers implementation for • Transition from legacy to equipment providers and and service providers 3GPP-WiFi interworking NGH networks roaming hub providers for within the Wi-Fi industry • 3GPP-WiFi integration • Implement 3G/4G data end-to-end testing seamless & transparent • Join effort to promote the offload over NGH networks • Provide detailed instructions benefits of WBA’s NGH to the customer for NGH based roaming • Use lessons from past WBA program &Wi-Fi Alliance lifecycle and feedback on CERTIFIED Passpoint™ seamless authentication the Wi-Fi Alliance program among the wide trials & the NGH Trial specifications ecosystem Enhancement to support NGH Roaming associated with the Wi-Fi industryCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Our Work WBA NGH Trial: Phases Implementing NGH Roaming Lifecycle in Real-like World Environment Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Make connectivity Hotspots & devices Run tests Final Report • Home operator (HO) HO and VO select vendors • HO ships devices Make recommendation partners with Visited who completed & passed deploying HS 2.0 with to industry on NGH Operators (VO); WFA HS2.0 test event credentials to VOs readiness for service • Establish connectivity • HO and VO execute deployment NGH roaming test script HO HO HO Hub Hub Hub VO VO VO VO VO VO VO VO VO VO VO VOCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Our Work WBA NGH Trial: Participants NOT EXAUSTIVE Wireless & Broadband Operators Equipment Vendors Roaming Hub ProvidersCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Our Work WBA NGH Trial: Conclusions Network All Participants proved the operations, automatic association discovery & and workings of the NGH concepts of using 802.11u selection We bring security and cellular experience to the end customer Security (via SIM and EAP technologies over 802.1x, just as in your 3G/4G networks today) 802.1x protocol for radio link security, EAP-SIM for NGH authentication and 802.11u for network discovery & selection - Experience we get an automatic & trusted connection Live Approximate 25% of the operators actually deployed the NGH Networks in their existing production networkCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 19
  • Our Work GSMA-WBA Taskforce: Objectives Objectives In April 2011, GSMA and • MakeWi-Fi to Wi-Fi Roaming as easy and transparent WBA formed a joint taskforce as 3GPP roaming, leveraging GSMA experience; to address Wi-Fi Roaming, • Defineand deliver a common technical implementation with the intention to bring for 3GPP to Wi-Fi interworking for both devices and networks; together the Wi-Fi and • Ensure3GPP to Wi-Fi integration is as seamless and cellular ecosystems in a transparent as possible to the customer; collaborative effort • Promote relevant activities across GSMA and WBA participants and foster greater awareness in the different geographic regions around the world; • Identify gaps in available standards and make recommendations to address gaps; • Identify the guidelines and recommendations to GSMA and WBA member companies to accelerate the Wi-Fi Roaming solutions based on jointly agreed requirements and standards.Copyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 20
  • Our Work GSMA-WBA Taskforce: Work areasAreas in scope for Phase 1 (2011) Data offload Areas in scope for Phase 2 Authentication Settlements & Terminal (no IP Mechanisms Billing Aspects preservation) Service Support for Control for non QoS in Wi-Fi internet type Cluster 3 Leader: William Yu networks services Airlink Commercial (Smart) Support for Security Roaming 802.11u Policy support Handoffs/IP in Wi-Fi Address Cluster 2 Preservation Leader: Hui Deng network Authentication (China Mobile) Network / Legacy Protocols Access Networks SelectionCluster 1 Cluster 4 Topics withLeader: Nigel Bird Leader: Vujislav impacts in(Orange) Vucetic (Cisco) several ClustersCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 21
  • Our Work GSMA-WBA Taskforce: Conclusions Project Roadmap Apr 11 May 11 Jun 11 Jul 11 Agt 11 Sep 11 Oct 11 Nov 11 Dec 11 Jan 12 Second Draft Executive First Draft Whitepaper Summary Whitepaper Conclusion Definition Start of End of Close Approval of Kick-off of the of the work on work on Whitepaper Roaming Joint taskforce Scope for Joint Joint by Whitepaper WBA-GSMA Phase 1 Whitepaper Whitepaper Leadership Phase 1 Achievements Conclusions • The joint taskforce had 33 companies from • The Roaming Whitepaper identifies gaps and both organizations participating actively on the requirements to be addressed in GSMA & WBA creation of a Roaming Whitepaper. • Some topics should be liaised to WFA and 3GPP • All topics identified on the scope of the work • The Wi-Fi Roaming Whitepaper identifies the were address and the way of moving forward ‘best practices’ that exist currently for Roaming was reached. and recommends that additional work is required • From the Roaming Whitepaper were created to allow these practices to be transferred into Wi- 41 recommendations for both organizations to Fi Roaming. update its specs, guidelines and • Following the completion of the Whitepaper, recommendations to improve Wi-Fi roaming GSMA and WBA will continue to work and 3G Offload. collaborativelyCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 22
  • Integration of Wi-Fi with Cellular NetworksDriving next generation Wi-Fi experience The Opportunity: Unstoppable Wi-Fi Growth, role and significance of Wi-Fi The Challenges: Industry Engagement User experience, offload and roaming Our Work: Developing Best Practices Successful deliverables, ongoing work-areas Engaging WBA: Opportunities Mission, membership, engageCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 23
  • Engaging WBA:Strong Operator HeritageFounded in 2003 - Unique mix of Integrated, Mobile, Broadband, Cable and Wi-Fi Operators Collective user base of 1 billion + subscribers Collective global footprint of 1 million + hotspotsCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 24
  • Engaging WBA:Robust Ecosystem ParticipationTechnology Players Collaborating with World’s Leading Operators for Next Generation Wi-Fi …and growingCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 25
  • Engaging WBA: WBA’s Focus & Key Activities Public Wi-Fi Ecosystem LeadershipJoint initiatives with key industry Bi-annual WBA Wi-Fi Global Congressforums (GSMA, Wi-Fi Alliance) Members’ Working Sessions (Quarterly)End-to-end Ecosystem Trials Executive Dialogue SessionsGlobal Wi-Fi Roaming Initiative Fostering Innovation ShowcaseMarketing Ambassador EcosystemProgram Engagement Developing Best Practices Providing Thought Leadership & IndustryWhitepapers Insights NewslettersWi-Fi Roaming Bootcamps Workshops & SeminarsUser Experience Guidelines Analyst & media briefing sessionsTechnical Interoperability Specifications Annual Global Wi-Fi Industry ReportCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 26
  • Engaging WBA:Open Invitation to Ecosystem Partners Enroll for Next Generation Participate Hotspot (NGH) Trial (at www.wballiance.com) Attend WBA Wi-Fi Global Learn Congress (Seoul) (at www.wballiance.com) Apply for the WBA Join Membership (at www.wballiance.com)Copyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 27
  • Summary • The Opportunity – Unstoppable Wi-Fi • 5Cs of Wi-Fi: Operators embracing Wi-Fi as a strategic complement • Time is NOW: Major operators and key industry forums are working together; take advantage of the opportunities offered by Wi-Fi today • WBA – Driving Next Generation Wi-Fi • Unique Global Forum: Leading operator & ecosystem members; • Key Focus: thought-leadership, ecosystem engagement & best practices • Next Generation Hotspots: Delivering best practices to make Wi-Fi user experience secure, seamless & interoperable like the cellular experience • Open Invitation to Engage • Participate: Get engaged with WBA and enroll for upcoming NGH Trial • Learn: Attend next WBA Wi-Fi Global Congress (Seoul) for global insights • Join: WBA to engage thought-leaders, influence best practices & networkCopyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved. 28
  • Contact us at Name: Tiago Rodrigues Company: Wireless Broadband Alliance Designation: Program Director Email ID: tiago@wballiance.com Phone Number: +351-961946680Copyright © 2012. Wireless Broadband Alliance Ltd. All rights reserved.