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What is Wifi4EU?

Don’t miss out on EU WiFi funding

The European Commission has established the WIFI4EU scheme to fund the cost of wireless infrastructure, to create free Wi-Fi hotspots in public spaces.

Discover the best solutions that meet Wifi4EU requirements, including options for indoor, outdoor and mixed deployments, as well as cloud-based and on-premises.

About WiFi4EU

Who can apply?

The WiFi4EU programme is now open to public sector bodies, including local authorities, public libraries and hospitals, in the EU, Norway and Iceland.

What is the process?

The application process is online - WiFi4EU Portal. Once approved, successful applicants will receive a voucher to cover the cost of hardware infrastructure and installation. This voucher will then be passed on to the chosen supplier, who is reimbursed by the EU.

What funding is available?

The total programme budget is €120M, which will be released between now and 2020. Each successful applicant will receive a €15,000 voucher

When will the registration be open?

The registration portal is live - WiFi4EU Portal

A wireless architecture to meet your demands

Connectivity for your Citizens

  • Provide Free Internet Connectivity
  • Connect anyone and any type of device
  • Increase Citizen Satisfaction

Understand your Citizens

Use Location Analytics to:

  • Understand the use of public buildings
  • Reduce queues and waiting times
  • Plan new buildings and services

Engage with your Community

  • Offer access to city resources
  • Provide tourist information
  • Create applications or new services for your citizens

Secure Your Citizens

  • Detect and mitigate security threats.
  • Prevent illegal use

Setup your wireless network in 10 minutes with Mobility Express

In three easy steps, set up an enterprise-class WLAN in a small or medium-sized business. Or get industry-leading functionality, including guest access and RF parameter optimisation, with our advanced settings. The choice is yours.

Set up

Wirelessly connect to the Aironet 802.11ac Wave 2 access point using any laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

Configure

From a web browser or Cisco wireless app, use the setup wizard to enable multiple APs simultaneously.

Operate

Wirelessly access the management dashboard to operate, monitor, and troubleshoot your network.

Highlighted On-Premises Products

General Purpose Wireless

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 Support
  • 2x2 MU-MIMO, 2 spatial streams
  • Flexible deployment through Mobility Express

High-Density Coverage

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 Support
  • MU-MIMO 4x4, 3 spatial streams
  • Flexible Radio Assignment

General Purpose Ruggedised Wireless

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 support
  • MU-MIMO 2x2, 2 spatial streams
  • Flexible deployment with Mobility Express,
    as traditional APs, and in mesh networks

High-Density Ruggedised Coverage

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 support
  • 3x3 MU-MIMO, 3 spatial streams
  • Flexible deployment with Mobility Express,
    as traditional APs, and in mesh networks

Cloud-Managed Solutions

General Purpose Wireless

  • 3×3:3-stream MU-MIMO
  • Recommended for general coverage

General Purpose Wireless

  • 2×2:2-stream MU-MIMO
  • Recommended for general, low-density coverage

General Purpose Ruggedized Wireless

  • 2×2:2-stream MU-MIMO
  • External antenna connectors
  • Recommended for focused coverage and flexibility

Basic Ruggedized Coverage

  • 2×2:2-stream MU-MIMO
  • Integrated omni-directional antennas
  • Recommended for entry-level, low-density coverage and rapid outdoor deployments