Canary Wharf to trial new roaming WiFi offer

Canary Wharf Group is introducing a first-of-its-kind roaming WiFi offering across its Docklands district. The company has teamed up with Cisco on the world’s first commercial trial deployment of OpenRoaming, which allows mobile devices to connect automatically to WiFi hotspots and roam between them without requiring the user to log in. “For the real estate industry, next-generation connectivity is a critical utility,” said Sir George Iacobesco, CWG’s executive chairman. “Extending the value of our services well beyond office space, our customers are demanding access to world-class digital infrastructure and connectivity.” Scot Gardner, chief executive of Cisco UK and Ireland, added: