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What You Should Know About Regulatory Test for Wi-Fi 6E Devices

Learn about Wi-Fi 6E and the other Wi-Fi standards in this Keysight white paper. Understand the new regulatory requirements for wireless IoT devices and ensuing measurement challenges.

The ‘real message’ of Wi-Fi 7 goes beyond speed and feeds, says Broadcom

Broadcom exec: ‘Wi-Fi is a network technology. It’s not so much one device talking to another; it’s a group of devices talking to an access point’ When Broadcom conducted its Wi-Fi 7 demonstrations, it prioritized showcasing the technology’s capabilities in a way that didn’t sacrifice...

Solving RF systems for advanced multimode cellular and Wi-Fi applications: Opportunities and challenges (Analyst Angle)

The adoption of 5G continues to thrive in the mobile market, with a raft of device types beyond smartphones set to form part of the wider ecosystem, extending to new industries and a wide array of device categories, including automotive, Extended Reality (XR), Personal...

Qualcomm reveals new Wi-Fi RFFE modules for devices ‘across all key categories’

The new modules also feature enhanced 5G/Wi-Fi coexistence capabilities Qualcomm has announced its third-generation of Wi-Fi Front End Modules (FEM), which are integrated RF components that help amplify and route signals between the Wi-Fi System on Chip (SoC) and the antenna. The latest generation...

WBA Wi-Fi OpenRoaming trial helps advance Dublin’s smart city goals

The trial took place at Bernardo Square, Dame Street and the City Council’s Amphitheatre The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has revealed that its proof-of-concept trial of OpenRoaming — of which it assumed ownership and management of in March 2020 — in Dublin, Ireland has proven to be a success. WBA worked closely...

Enea launches Wi-Fi Software-as-a-Service for CSPs

The Wi-Fi SaaS service is designed to help CSPs launch and monetize Wi-Fi solutions Claiming an industry first, Enea launched a complete Wi-Fi Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) service management solution for Communication Service Providers (CSPs). The Enea Aptilo Wi-Fi Service Management Platform as a Service (SMP-S) is an enhanced version...

Broadcom demonstrations highlight real-world capabilities of Wi-Fi 7 ecosystem

In April, Broadcom announced it was sampling a complete end-to-end chipset offering for the Wi-Fi 7 ecosystem, further solidifying its early-mover status. Spanning routers, residential gateways, enterprise access points and client devices, the new Wi-Fi 7 chips more than double the speed of Wi-Fi...

Qualcomm Webinar: How Wi-Fi 7 unlocks the 10 Gbps Wi-Fi era worldwide

Wi-Fi 7 is on the way, bringing huge new capabilities that build on Wi-Fi 6 and 6E. The addition of Multi-Link operation and 320MHz channel support, to name a few, will usher in a new era of high performance wireless connectivity. As a global...

Extreme Networks to deploy Wi-Fi, network analytics at Liverpool’s stadium

Verizon Business and Extreme Networks have recently announced a strategic partnership targeting large venues and stadiums across Europe and Asia Pacific Extreme Networks announced that it has been selected by Liverpool Football Club as its official Wi-Fi network solutions provider and Wi-Fi analytics provider in...

5G surpasses public Wi-Fi for mobile experiences: Opensignal

Opensignal users that connected with 5G scored 74.5 on a 100-point scale when gaming, compared to public Wi-Fi’s score of 72 According to Opensignal, mid-band 5G is making cellular much more competitive with Wi-Fi for mobile experiences like gaming and surfing the web. “Opensignal’s latest analysis...

Mobilitie acquires Signal Point to boost 5G on US military bases

Mobilitie enables multi-carrier 5G connectivity for mobile network operators, large enterprises, and municipal and government customers U.S. wireless infrastructure provider Mobilitie has reached an agreement to acquire Signal Point Systems, a telecommunications infrastructure provider focused on U.S. military bases, the former said in a release. The...

Wi-Fi Alliance details the ‘rapid adoption’ of Wi-Fi 6 and 6E

By 2025, Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E are expected to surpass 80% market share The Wi-Fi Alliance certified the sixth generation of Wi-Fi in 2019, followed by the certification of Wi-Fi 6E in 2021. Since then, said the Alliance, there has been "rapid adoption,"...

Groundbreaking Power Distribution Meets Mechanical Mastery

What happens when groundbreaking power distribution meets mechanical mastery on the job? The newly renovated Long Island Railroad Jamaica Station in Queens, NY provides a perfect example. To improve commuter capacity, the hub of the Long Island Railroad now offers unparalleled wireless connectivity for...

Qualcomm pushes Wi-Fi 7 to the max

Qualcomm announced its Wi-Fi 7 Pro Series portfolio this week, highlighting the importance of features like 320 MHz channel support, 4K QAM and Multi-Link capabilities. The chipmaker’s senior vice president and general manager of Wireless Infrastructure and Networking Nick Kucharewski, shared what to expect...

Nokia White Paper: Wi-Fi 6 – Not Just for Gamers

Wi-Fi is now universally recognized as a vital component of the broadband experience: if a customer’s in-home Wi-Fi fails them, even the fastest, most reliable, and lowest-latency FTTH connection is wasted. Wi-Fi 6 brings a step-change in performance that service providers can use to...

Broadcom tells ‘the ecosystem story’ of Wi-Fi 7 with chipset launch

According to Broadcom, you can't put the Wi-Fi cart before the Wi-Fi horse Broadcom has further solidified its early-mover status with its announcement of the sample availability of a complete end-to-end chipset offering for the Wi-Fi 7 ecosystem. Spanning routers, residential gateways, enterprise access points...

Extreme Networks advances patient care, customer experience with Wi-Fi 6E

Extreme also announced a new Wi-Fi 6E AP, the AP5010, which is designed for high-density environments Henry Ford Health System in the United States and Crowne Plaza Antwerp Hotel in Belgium will deploy Extreme Networks' Wi-Fi 6E access points (APs) to improve wireless connectivity across their facilities and to support...

Wi-Fi 7 ‘doubles down’ on the low latency and high throughput gains of Wi-Fi 6E, and adds high reliability

Wi-Fi 7 will maximize gigabit broadband investments by reliably delivering higher throughput, lower latency and better coverage Wi-Fi 7 (or 802.11be) was developed with a focus on Wi-Fi Extremely High Throughput, which refers to its projected ability to support up to 30 Gbps throughput, roughly...

‘Technology saved the game:’ Extreme Networks on the digitalization of the NFL

According to Extreme Networks, Wi-Fi usage during this past season’s NFL games demonstrated the most digitally engaged fanbase to date Earlier this month, Extreme Networks released its National Football League (NFL) 2021-2022 season and Super bowl LVI Wi-Fi network stats, confirming that in-stadium fans set yet...

What is Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) in Wi-Fi 7?

Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) is a spectrum use coordination system designed specifically for 6 GHz operation In order for unlicensed Wi-Fi 7 (or 802.11be) devices to play nice in the 6 GHz band with the licensed users already occupying that band, the Federal Communications...

Qualcomm Webinar: How Wi-Fi 7-era innovations will transform next gen mobile, compute and XR experiences

Wi-Fi 7 will bring new and significant capabilities that will reshape how we use and think about Wi-Fi. As the industry continues to define Wi-Fi 7, one truth about all previous generations is clear: implementation will drive differentiation. With an eye toward realizing the...

1K QAM vs. 4K QAM: Why it matters for Wi-Fi 7

4K QAM boosts the peak rates to increase throughput and capacity compared to Wi-Fi systems using 1K QAM modulation Beyond support for up to 30 Gbps throughput, 320-megahertz channels and multi-link capabilities, Wi-Fi 7, or 802.11be, will also have 4096-QAM (4K QAM), up from 1024-QAM...

What is high-band multi-link for Wi-Fi 7?

Multi-link capability is one of the core aspects of Wi-Fi 7, according to Qualcomm’s VP and GM of Mobile and Compute Connectivity There are several proposed features for the Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be) standard, many of which offer direct enhancements over Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), promising even faster speeds...

Are you ready for Wi-Fi 7—the next generation of Wi-Fi (Analyst Angle)

If you think the successive generations of Wi-Fi are coming far more quickly than before, you are not wrong. While Wi-Fi 6E is relatively new, and Wi-Fi 6 devices are ramping up now, the industry is already readying the next step, Wi-Fi 7. There...

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