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2009-11-11 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- To address growing momentum in the Wi-Fi industry and help ensure Wi-Fi technology and certification programs continue to support evolving Smart Grid requirements, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the release of a report titled "Wi-Fi® for the Smart Grid: Mature, Interoperable, Security-Protected Technology for Advanced Utility Management Communications", as well as its recent formalization of a Smart Grid task group. The "Wi-Fi for the...

2009-07-27 13:00:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- hField Technologies (www.hfield.com) has just launched the 3(rd) generation of its world-renowned Wi-Fire((TM)), a compact high-performance long-range USB WiFi Adapter. The new Wi-Fire((TM)), the HFWFG200, is 40% smaller, and 30% lighter, but still manages to deliver an extra punch over its predecessor, already the most powerful adapter on the market. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090727/PH52282 ) With its integrated directional...

2009-07-20 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless today announced the world's first and only outdoor dual-band 802.11n and single-band 802.11g Wi-Fi access points with dynamic beamforming to overcome problems that have hindered outdoor Wi-Fi deployments, including interference, unanticipated physical obstructions such as foliage, network management complexity and cost. The new Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi outdoor products break new grounds in performance and price by delivering high-speed...

2009-06-08 07:00:00

Dynamic Wi-Fi Beamforming Essential to Supporting Internet TV and Radio, IP Video Surveillance and other Multimedia Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that it has been selected by Benedict College (Benedict) in Columbia, South Carolina, to supply advanced "Smart Wi-Fi" products and technology for an immense, campus-wide, indoor/outdoor 802.11n network. The Benedict College Wi-Fi network is using the newest dual-band 802.11n Smart...

2009-04-01 02:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that millions of people have experienced what Wi-Fi brings to mobile phones, they overwhelmingly report that Wi-Fi has become a required feature on those devices. A survey conducted by ABI Research found that 77 percent of users of Wi-Fi-enabled mobile phones are completely or very satisfied with their device - a higher rate of satisfaction than that reported by users of mobile phones without Wi-Fi. Seventy-four percent of people who have Wi-Fi on...

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2008-12-13 08:00:00

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to vote December 18 on a plan to auction off the AWS-3 wireless spectrum that will be freed up in February when television stations shift to all digital broadcasts.  The commission would require the auction's winner to use part of the spectrum for a national, ad-supported free wireless Internet service. The no-cost Wi-Fi service would have to be up and running within a few years of the auction, and the winning company would be...

2008-10-28 09:00:17

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance today announced that 5,000 consumer and enterprise products have been Wi-Fi CERTIFIED since the testing program began in March of 2000. Wi-Fi technology is a key feature in consumer electronics such as portable entertainment devices, cameras, televisions and mobile phones, and the global certification program is a fundamental enabler of the technology's proliferation. More than 1,000 Wi-Fi products have been certified since...

2008-10-06 09:00:20

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi is an integral part of today's college experience, changing the way students study, interact with professors, and socialize. In a survey released today by the Wi-Fi Alliance and Wakefield Research, nine out of 10 college students in the United States say Wi-Fi access is as essential to education as classrooms and computers, and nearly three in five say they wouldn't go to a college that doesn't have free Wi-Fi. What's more, fully 79 percent said...

2008-09-04 03:00:11

Emmanuel College, a private Christian college in northeast Georgia, US, has selected Ruckus Wireless to replace its existing 802.11g Wi-Fi network with a campus-wide 802.11n wireless LAN based on Smart Wi-Fi technology. Smart Wi-Fi combines technical advances in RF signal routing and adaptive antenna arrays with centralized wireless LAN (WLAN) management. The combination of these technologies enables a centrally-controlled Wi-Fi environment that provides better coverage and more reliable...

2008-09-02 09:00:16

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) announced that it has been selected by Emmanuel College (Emmanuel) to replace its existing 802.11g Wi-Fi network with a campus-wide 802.11n wireless LAN (WLAN) based on Smart Wi-Fi technology. Smart Wi-Fi represents the next generation of 802.11 innovation that combines technical advances in RF signal routing and adaptive antenna arrays with centralized WLAN management. The combination of these technologies enables a...


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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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