“We have something that nobody else can do and it’s really around density. We can support a higher user density than the traditional approach to Wifi.”
Andrew Skafel is the CEO of Edgewater Wireless which is revolutionizing WiFi infrastructure with their patented WiFi3 technology and next generation access points. Andrew’s broad strategic perspective comes from his work with both multinational equipment vendors and a number of start-up network operators.
In this episode, Andrew discusses the features and benefits of the world’s first 6 band wifi router. He will also talk about engineering challenges, the non-core patent with Apple, Fortune 500 product testing, and software vs. hardware developments. Listen to the end for insight on their international expansion strategy.
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005 Show Notes
02:11 – Andrew’s background
03:58 – Israel & tech Arina 25
06:00 – Density Non-core patent Apple deal
07:45 – Patent portfolio
08:43 – CableLabs Affiliate
12:40 – Wifi3 technology benefits
16:00 – Fortune 500 product testing
18:07 – Mobile World Conference
23:00 – What is 6 band?
24:30 – Engineering challenges
25:00 – Software and hardware developments
29:00 – Channel partner in India
30:55 – International expansion
34:00 – Block transaction
37:00 – Future travel plans
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