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2011-03-22 07:16:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An initiative to transform the user experience in hotspots is underway in the Wi-Fi Alliance®. Service providers and device manufacturers in the organization have formalized a set of industry market requirements that will lay the foundation for a new Wi-Fi CERTIFIED testing program that addresses authentication and provision of service for public Wi-Fi networks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070516/SFW029LOGO)...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day millions of people worldwide take advantage of Wi-Fi technology to connect computing, entertainment and mobile devices. It is important to recognize that connecting to a Wi-Fi network without security protections enabled can put sensitive data at risk. The Wi-Fi Alliance, a global, independent, non-profit trade organization that works to deliver the best possible Wi-Fi connectivity experience, urges consumers to resolve to protect...

2010-09-28 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Connectify has released version 2.1 of its popular software routing application of the same name, which makes Wi-Fi access easier for people by allowing their Windows 7 computers to become Wi-Fi hotspots. With Connectify you can share expensive airport Wi-Fi with co-workers, create a hotspot in your ethernet-only hotel or dorm room, even extend the range of your home router. After downloading and installing the lightweight application,...

2010-06-21 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless broadband Alliance ("WBA"), a pioneer in global Wireless Broadband roaming for public Wi-Fi networks, today announced the joining of AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Devicescape, KT Corporation and Verizon, to the group. With the explosion in wireless data usage driven by rapid innovation of smartphones, tablets and laptops with built-in Wi-Fi access, group membership is evolving to also include device and equipment manufacturers, content and...

2010-04-27 10:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye-Fi Inc., makers of the world's first wireless memory card for digital cameras, today announced it will add hundreds of thousands more Wi-Fi networks to its Hotspot Access service, including a significant expansion of its international hotspots. By the end of May, Eye-Fi X2 users with an active Hotspot Access plan will be able to upload photos and videos directly from their camera to their home computer, and the Web, from commercial and...

2010-03-22 09:34:00

LAS VEGAS, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Alex Gizis, CEO, Connectify, the personal area network experts. Gizis will discuss and demonstrate how easy it is to connect to any number of Wi-Fi-enabled devices via laptops, phones, gaming systems and more. He will show how to make your Android phone act as a Wi-Fi hotspot that any computer can connect to without extra software or modifications. WHAT: Connectify, a...

2009-12-21 06:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Connectify announces Connectify 1.0 (http://www.connectify.me), a free software application for Windows 7 that turns any Wi-Fi enabled computer into a real wireless access point. Connectify users can share any Internet connection: a cable modem, a cellular card, or even another Wi-Fi network with any device that supports Wi-Fi. Connectify addresses a serious market need: since its beta release on October 27th, Connectify has had over 97,000...

2009-10-14 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi devices will soon be able to connect in a new way that makes it more simple and convenient than ever to do things like print, share and display. The Wi-Fi Alliance is nearing completion of a new specification to enable Wi-Fi devices to connect to one another without joining a traditional home, office, or hotspot network. The Wi-Fi Alliance expects to begin certification for this new specification in mid-2010, and products which achieve the...

2009-06-22 04:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the OpenSEA Alliance announced its 802.1X supplicant has been accepted into the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) test bed. The acceptance is an important milestone in the development of open security standards for wireless networking and continues the momentum towards OpenSEA's goal of promoting the development and distribution of an open source 802.1X supplicant. With the acceptance of the OpenSEA supplicant, the WPA testbed...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wi-Fi, a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, is not a technical term; however, the Alliance has used the term to describe only a narrow range of connectivity technologies including wireless local are network as well as PAN, LAN, and WAN. "IEEE 802.11", the technical term, has been used interchangeably with Wi-Fi even though Wi-Fi has become a superset of IEEE 802.11 over the past few years. It is used by over 700 million people and there are over 750,000 hotspots and around 800 million new Wi-Fi...

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