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2014-01-07 08:36:36

New study: Consumers are poised to embrace the Internet of Everything; Wi-Fi is seen as a key feature LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers' expectations for a connected life are expanding beyond the world of PCs and mobile gadgets to include a wide range of smart home and smart automotive devices. New research conducted on behalf of Wi-Fi Alliance(®) demonstrates that consumers are ready to embrace a range of connected applications such as home security, smart energy,...

2013-12-19 23:22:18

NEXCOM IWF 5320P is a 5GHz outdoor Wi-Fi point-to-point aimed to provide fast and long range wireless backhaul between central and remote sites. Featuring up to 600MBps speed, traffic priority setting, enterprise-grade data security, and rugged design, the IWF 5320P is ideal for use as a wireless backhaul for highway, critical infrastructure, and remote areas. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 NEXCOM IWF 5320P is a 5GHz outdoor Wi-Fi point-to-point aimed to provide fast and long range...

2013-09-24 08:36:49

New study illustrates subscriber demand and expanding business opportunity AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With smartphone and tablet usage continuing to explode, operator-deployed Wi-Fi(®) networks are playing an increasing role in keeping users connected on the go. A new study conducted in Europe on behalf of Wi-Fi Alliance(®) indicates that advanced features such as seamless authentication, on-site enrollment of additional devices, and Wi-Fi roaming present operators with...

2013-09-09 08:32:21

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With industry momentum and user anticipation of 60 GHz technology growing, Wi-Fi Alliance(®) has designated WiGig CERTIFIED(TM) as the certification brand for products approved in its forthcoming interoperability program. The certification brand will be designated with a new logo, available for use on certified products entering the market as soon as next year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130909/AQ75990LOGO) WiGig...

Bringing Increased Data, Reduced Latency Rates To Wi-Fi
2013-06-21 11:50:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The wireless networking industry is getting a new standard that could offer higher data rates, greater capacity and even reduced latency rates over 802.11n. The Wi-Fi Alliance is now launching a certification program for devices for the new IEEE 802.11ac draft standard. The new 802.11ac reportedly offers up to three times the wireless speed of the existing 802.11n standard, which could support even more demanding applications...

2013-06-19 08:34:20

Latest Wi-Fi generation supports demanding applications of today and tomorrow AUSTIN, Texas, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi(®) technology has again made a significant leap in performance. Today, Wi-Fi Alliance(®) launched its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED((TM) )ac certification program. Building on the high-performance foundation of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED ac products deliver whole-home coverage at two or even three times the speed of older Wi-Fi products and handle...

2013-05-21 08:34:09

Independent research: Wi-Fi delivers the same capacity for half the operators' Total Cost of Ownership compared to LTE AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi has emerged as a cost-effective solution for operators who face serious capacity problems on their mobile networks. Small cells have come into sharp focus as operators contend with data traffic growth exceeding 60 percent annually and particularly difficult coverage challenges in dense environments. (Photo:...

2013-03-05 12:32:52

Unified 60 GHz activities now underway AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi Alliance(®) and Wireless Gigabit (WiGig(®)) Alliance have finalized the agreement defining consolidation of WiGig technology and certification development in Wi-Fi Alliance. This milestone marks the successful completion of the process initiated when the groups announced a Memorandum of Understanding in December 2012, and is the culmination of two years of collaboration between the...

2013-02-25 16:28:46

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously last week to propose the release of significant new wireless spectrum for Wi-Fi(®) via a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). The rulemaking would make available an additional 195 MHz of spectrum in the 5 GHz band for Wi-Fi, and is particularly useful for the emerging generation of gigabit-speed Wi-Fi, based on IEEE 802.11ac. This would be the largest block of...

2013-01-29 16:25:29

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...