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Wi-Fi Alliance® Statement on NTIA’s 5 GHz Report

January 29, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Wi-Fi Alliance(®) is pleased to see the progress shown by the NTIA report regarding the potential availability of up to 195 MHz of new spectrum in the 5 GHz band. The additional spectrum will bring significant economic and social benefits by enabling continued innovation in Wi-Fi(®) technology. We encourage U.S. government agencies to move quickly in this area, and to expedite the availability of the new spectrum such that unmet consumer and business needs can be satisfied.

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About Wi-Fi Alliance
Wi-Fi Alliance is a global non-profit industry association of hundreds of leading companies devoted to seamless connectivity. With technology development, market building, and regulatory programs, Wi-Fi Alliance has enabled widespread adoption of Wi-Fi worldwide. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) program was launched in March 2000. It provides a widely-recognized designation of interoperability and quality and it helps to ensure that Wi-Fi-enabled products deliver the best user experience. Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 14,000 products, encouraging the expanded use of Wi-Fi products and services in new and established markets. Wi-Fi(®), Wi-Fi Alliance(®), WMM(®), Wi-Fi Protected Access(®) (WPA), the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, the Wi-Fi logo, the Wi-Fi ZONE logo and the Wi-Fi Protected Setup logo are registered trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM), Wi-Fi Direct(TM), Wi-Fi Protected Setup(TM), Wi-Fi Multimedia(TM), WPA2(TM), Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint(TM), Passpoint(TM), Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast(TM), Miracast(TM), Wi-Fi ZONE(TM) and the Wi-Fi Alliance logo are trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance.

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