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2011-09-26 07:00:00

PARIS, Sept, 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BROADBAND WORLD FORUM -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that it will integrate support for the emerging IEEE 802.11u protocol within its Smart Wi-Fi system within the next 12 months, and said it has successfully completed its first demonstration of the Wi-Fi Alliance's Hotspot 2.0 specification with a major U.S. operator. With the explosive growth of new Wi-Fi-enabled devices, coupled with an exponential increase in data traffic hitting...

Researchers Find Way To Measure Effect Of Wi-Fi Attacks
2011-09-12 13:09:20

  Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to measure how badly a Wi-Fi network would be disrupted by different types of attacks — a valuable tool for developing new security technologies. "This information can be used to help us design more effective security systems, because it tells us which attacks — and which circumstances — are most harmful to Wi-Fi systems," says Dr. Wenye Wang, an assistant professor of electrical and computer...

2011-09-12 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced expanded availability of the Company's Femtocell Station Modem((TM) )(FSM((TM))) FSM9216, FSM9816 and FSM9832 enterprise chipsets, Qualcomm's fully integrated system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for femtocell development with an extended user capacity of up to 32 active users. These chipsets complement the currently available FSM 3G femtocell chipsets that feature eight user versions...

2011-08-19 00:02:05

Membership allows CyWee to help shape the future of the Wi-Fi® industry. Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 CyWee Group Ltd., a leading provider of wireless consumer products and enterprise solutions, today announced its membership to the Wi-Fi Alliance. A prestigious global non-profit industry association, its membership is dedicated to widespread adoption of the Wi-Fi technology standard through technology development, market building, and regulatory programs. CyWee's enrollment...

2011-08-03 07:36:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance is hosting its inaugural Wi-Fi Smart Energy Forum this week in Chicago. The opening day of the event featured the first large-scale interoperable demonstration of Wi-Fi SEP 2 implementations. In addition, Dr. George Arnold, national coordinator for smart grid interoperability at U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), delivered a keynote address on Tuesday morning. (Logo:...

2011-08-02 10:26:00

PORTLAND, Ore. and AUSTIN, Texas and BEAVERTON, Ore. and SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The HomePlug Alliance, Wi-Fi Alliance, HomeGrid Forum and ZigBee Alliance have agreed to create a Consortium for SEP 2 Interoperability. The new consortium will enable organizations whose technologies support communications over Internet Protocol (IP) to certify SEP 2 according to a consistent test plan. Recognizing that the vision of interoperable SEP 2 devices across the network...

2011-06-24 07:00:00

PARIS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance and Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) have announced plans to collaborate in order to harmonize their programs related to Wi-Fi hotspot ease of use and roaming. WBA's inter-operator Wi-Fi roaming efforts and Wi-Fi Alliance's planned certification program for Wi-Fi equipment will be developed with close coordination between the two groups to help ensure the best user experience. (Logo:...

2011-05-31 14:08:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the recent Connected Home Global Summit in London, England, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct program from the Wi-Fi Alliance® received top honors in the Best Contribution to Interconnectivity Standards. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct(TM) is a certification designation given to products that are capable of device-to-device connections without the presence of a traditional home, office or hotspot network. (Logo:...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., LG Electronics, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. have become Sponsor members of the Wi-Fi Alliance, and each has appointed a Director to the organization's Board. The technology leaders join Apple, Atheros, Broadcom, Cisco, Comcast, Dell, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, Nokia, Sony Corporation, T-Mobile and Texas Instruments as Sponsor members of the nearly 400-member Wi-Fi Alliance. (Logo:...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

DOVER, Delaware, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WeFi Inc. (http://www.wefi.com), creator of the world's first and largest global Wi-Fi database and provider of the WeANDSF Wi-Fi offloading solution for carriers, today released its latest quarterly report on global Wi-Fi usage. Titled "WeFi Analytics Report Q1/2011: An Analysis of Global Wi-Fi", the report includes both statistics and analysis from WeFi on a variety of issues related to wireless internet, including statistics on Wi-Fi and 3G...


Latest Wi-Fi Alliance Reference Libraries

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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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