Wifirst announces partnership with Coliving Insights Think-Tank


Wifirst and Coliving Insights are pleased to announce they have entered into a global partnership, combining Coliving Insights’ mission to provide content that nurtures the growth of the coliving scene, with Wifirst’s commitment to continuous innovation in order to offer a network capable of absorbing the spectacular increase of internet usage, offering high added value services and making WiFi the technical foundation for Coliving operator needs.

We are delighted to partner with Coliving insights to deliver our shared vision for the coliving market. With technology playing an increasingly critical role in every aspect of shared-living service logic, property operators need to accelerate the development of digital solutions as Housing and connectivity have become inseparable, and the trend is unlikely to reverse.” says Etienne Detrie, Marketing Director at Wifirst.

The Wifirst-Coliving Insights partnership brings together extensive skills to provide data-based and applicable solutions that will serve the market overall. Wifirst’s understanding of complex managed networks in shared environments (ie: Student; senior living; hospitality, hybrid and more - all sites being around Europe), its comprehensive technical expertise, and tailor-made approach is uniquely complementary to how the Coliving insights team works.

It is becoming a defining factor of success for every business, especially for emerging real estate and the specialist class of coliving, which has been lagging behind for quite some time. If companies do not adopt at a pace that allows them to win, they will fall behind very quickly. Coliving Insights together with Wifirst would like to empower the Coliving industry and illuminate the road ahead, to reignite innovation across the industry and take it to a level it never thought it could reach” says Bart Sasim, Co-founder and Managing Partner.

As an indication of engagement to the partnership, Wifirst will have its space in Coliving Insights publications to provide technical knowledge and know-how on best practises in this expanding market, with a particular focus on why WiFi must be viewed as the cornerstone of all coliving buildings.

New players may not have all the necessary background and should therefore rely on specialists to support them and guide them towards their digital transformation. This is where Wifirst can contribute by providing a solid foundation to the Coliving Insights community. Wifirst is able to support coliving developers and operators throughout the entire development and operations journey: from concept and inception stage to installation and ongoing support within many countries, regardless of the project scale.

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