GigNet Named as Lead Sponsor of the Wi-Fi World Congress Americas in Cancun, Mexico May 16 -18, 2022

Organized by Wi-Fi NOW, the major international conference is the world’s only expo and congress event dedicated to the Wi-Fi industry

CANCUN, Mexico--()--GigNet, a Digital Infrastructure company with an extensive regional fiber optic broadband network from Costa Mujeres, North of Cancun, through the Hotel Zone of Tulum, announced today that it will be the lead sponsor for the Wi-Fi World Congress Americas that will be held in Cancun, Mexico on May 16-18, 2022.. The Wi-Fi World Congress – organized by Wi-Fi NOW – is the world’s only expo and congress event dedicated to the Wi-Fi industry. The event will be held at the Hyatt Zilara in Cancún, Mexico. Mark Carney, OBE, President of GigNet Mexico will be a featured speaker and GigNet will participate in the technology expo. Information on the conference may be found at

“This year we are taking our event to Mexico for the first time – and it is an exceptional opportunity for Mexican and Latin American Wi-Fi professionals and organizations to participate,” said Claus Hetting, CEO & Chairman of Wi-Fi NOW. “We’re excited to be working with GigNet, a company embracing next generation international digital infrastructure, as well as a company intent on expanding the use of advanced Wi-Fi services for businesses and homes throughout the Cancún region. GigNet is a perfect fit for this event.”

Mr. Hetting added, “Right now is an extremely exciting time for the Wi-Fi industry, in particular because new technology is being made available to Wi-Fi across the region. This means there are massive new opportunities emerging for Wi-Fi service providers and for the industry in general. Our unique event will consist of three days including technical training on day one, followed by two days of conferencing featuring the Wi-Fi industry leaders from the region and from the world including the Wi-Fi Alliance, Intel, Qualcomm, Meta, and many others. We will also feature ISPs from the world and the region, and our expo will showcase all the latest Wi-Fi equipment and solutions.”

Mark Carney, OBE, and President of GigNet Mexico, stated, “We welcome the Wi-Fi World Congress to GigNet territory. We are very excited to have the Wi-Fi World Congress here in Cancun and we look forward to sharing this experience with clients, partners, and friends - all of whom are leaders in the regional business community. It will be great to see many of our international partners and vendors for the first time since the onset of the pandemic two years ago. Bringing this international conference to Cancun is recognition that technology is rapidly changing the way enterprises, residents, and visitors to the region are able to stay connected for all of the most important aspects of life. GigNet is proud to be playing a major role in the Wi-Fi World Congress and in the future of the Mexican Caribbean and the Yucatan Peninsula.”


Our mission is to support and promote all things Wi-Fi. Our goal is to make high-quality, high-performance Wi-Fi available everywhere, for everyone. We work with individuals, carriers, service providers, tech vendors, and regulators – in short: Any organization that shares this important mission and goal with us.


GigNet is the Mexican Caribbean brand of GigNet, Inc., a U.S. based international Digital Infrastructure company specializing in Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) and Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) for enterprise customers including hotels, resorts, retailers, offices, large commercial operations, governmental offices, and medical and educational facilities, as well as fiber-optic transport services for mobile phone operators in the region. Through its Mexico operating subsidiaries, GigNet, S.A. de C.V., and Sanalto Redes Peninsular, S.A.P.I. de C.V., the Company is a fully licensed telecommunications provider in Mexico. GigNet is actively adding customers to its extensive regional broadband network in the Mexican Caribbean, one of the largest and fastest growing tourism and new residential development destinations in the world, with over 25 million annual airport visitors. GigNet is a leader in the Digital Transformation of the region.


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