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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...

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,"...

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...

Digi Brochure: Go-To 5G Connectivity

Cellular router size may seem insignificant in comparison to the footprint of most production plants, factories or warehouses, but at Digi we understand the physical fit of a router is critical to the success of your connectivity solution. Our engineers designed Digi EX50 5G...

CommScope secures Wi-Fi 6 deal with Vodafone Germany

CommScope announced that Vodafone Germany will deploy its Touchstone TG6442 DOCSIS 3.1 cable gateways to deliver Wi-Fi 6 performance to millions of subscribers across Germany. CommScope said that this deployment will enable Vodafone Germany to improve its customers’ in-home Wi-Fi connections and deliver faster broadband...

What is preamble puncturing and what does it have to do with Wi-Fi 7?

Preamble puncturing makes it possible to "carve out a thin slice" of spectrum that has interference on it Preamble puncturing is an optional feature introduced in Wi-Fi 6, or 802.11ax that improves spectral efficiency by allowing a Wi-Fi 6 access point (AP) to transmit a...

Extreme Networks to deliver ‘hat trick of insights’ to the NFL, NHL and ManU

The 'hat trick' includes insights into fan preferences, venue operations and network efficiency, according to Extreme Networks CEO For the ninth year in a row, Extreme Networks will be the official Wi-Fi solutions and analytics provider for the National Football League's (NFL) Super Bowl. But...

Extreme Networks brings reliability, intelligence to Swedish city with cloud-managed network installation

Extreme Networks provided approximately 3,500 Wi-Fi 6 Access Points for the cloud-managed network installation Extreme Networks, in partnership with NetNordic, has turned Borås Stad, Sweden into a smart city by establishing “one of the largest cloud-managed network infrastructures” in the country, according to the company. The...

Wi-Fi Certified 6 Release 2 adds new features to address growing demand

Wi-Fi Alliance CEO: 'Wi-Fi Certified 6 Release 2 furthers Wi-Fi’s evolution to address today’s market needs' In the fall of 2019, Wi-Fi Alliance released the Wi-Fi Certified 6 certification program, designed to ensure the best user experience based on the latest generation of Wi-Fi, IEEE...

A deeper look into enterprise wireless LAN Wi-Fi 6 shortages (Analyst Angle)

Here at Dell’Oro Group, we have been asking ourselves why enterprise Wi-Fi 6 has been hit so hard by component shortages — where sequential shipment levels for many manufacturers have declined — when typically new technology shipments rise significantly quarter-to-quarter. We looked deeper into...

What’s next for Wi-Fi, and should enterprises wait to upgrade?

IEEE plans to publish the WI-Fi 7 amendment sometime in 2024 According to Wi-Fi Alliance’s VP of Marketing Kevin Robinson, the Alliance is already working on the definition of Wi-Fi 7 (or 802.11be). While the majority of its features are not yet finalized, there are...

Wi-Fi 6E: ‘A spectrum update, not just a technology update’

Wireless Broadband Alliance CEO Tiago Rodrigues: 'Wi-Fi 6E will rewrite the rules of what is possible' In April 2020, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made 1,200 megahertz of spectrum available in the 6 GHz band for unlicensed Wi-Fi use, a capability referred to as Wi-Fi 6E. Many called...

Editorial Report: The state of Wi-Fi 6/6E

Wi-Fi 6 offers a host of advanced features, such as OFDMA, MU-MIMO, target wake time, 1024 quadrature amplitude modulation mode and transmit beamforming. The Wi-Fi Alliance predicted that the certification of Wi-Fi 6 at the end of 2019 would mark a significant inflection point in...

Filter technology selection key to RFFE performance in high 5G frequencies (Analyst Angle)

The adoption of 5G continues to thrive in the mobile devices market and is expected to become more diverse and expand exponentially across all types and price tiers. However, device democratization of the 5G experience will be constrained, not just by the modem and...

Editorial Webinar: The state of Wi-Fi 6/6E

Wi-Fi 6 offers a host of advanced features, such as OFDMA, MU-MIMO, target wake time, 1024 quadrature amplitude modulation mode and transmit beamforming. The Wi-Fi Alliance predicted that the certification of Wi-Fi 6 at the end of 2019 would mark a significant inflection point in...

How does Wi-Fi 6, 6E adoption compare to Wi-Fi 5?

It appears that how the adoption rate of Wi-Fi 6 compares to previous generations of Wi-Fi technology is a matter of perspective According to data published by research and advisory firm The Logistics IQ, by 2026, there will be more than 13 billion devices shipped...

Nearly all of Cisco’s customers are looking to deploy Wi-Fi 6, says exec

Chandan Mehndiratta, senior director of Cisco's Enterprise Wireless and Volume Business, shared with RCR Wireless News what the company is most excited about when it comes to Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E and how its working with customers to navigate this technology upgrade. ...

Extreme Networks Wi-Fi 6 answers NASCAR’s need for speed

The solution includes Wi-Fi 6 access points and real-time analytics to support immersive fan experiences and improve operating efficiency Extreme Networks is participating in the NASCAR Technology Partner Platform, which is comprised of technology companies working together to “evolve the racing industry” by introducing innovative...

A comprehensive guide to Wi-Fi 6 & other wireless technologies in 2021 (Reader Forum)

Welcome to 2021! Wireless technology has been an important part of our daily lives for many decades now, especially with the establishment of Wi-Fi, which is still used worldwide today. However, not only do we have ourselves to thank for significant growth in wireless technology...

Extreme Networks to provide Wi-Fi 6 APs, analytics for Stanford Athletics

Stanford Athletics has selected Extreme Networks and Comcast Business to deploy a professional-grade, high-density Wi-Fi 6 network at its Stanford Stadium and Maples Pavilion. Wi-Fi 6 access points, provided by Extreme Networks, have been installed throughout the stadium and pavilion, providing fans with fast, high-performing and...

Nokia Webinar: Guaranteeing the best service with FWA

Fixed wireless access (FWA) is – at long last – a viable tool in the toolkit, thanks to a combination of technological advances and shifting market trends. Both mobile and converged operators are in an excellent position to use their licensed wireless spectrum and...

Extreme Networks, NFL extend Wi-Fi partnership through 2024

Extreme Networks has already deployed access points and/or ExtremeAnalytics software across 24 NFL stadiums Extreme Networks has extended its partnership with the National Football League (NFL)through 2024. The company will continue to provide Wi-Fi network solutions and analytics for the league, adding new Wi-Fi 6 deployments along...

Plume Webinar: Realizing the power of WiFi 6

The Wi-Fi Alliance predicted that the certification of Wi-Fi 6 at the end of 2019 would mark a significant inflection point in adoption. Two years after the certification, what does adoption really look like and what benefits does the latest generation of WiFi technology...

Q&A with Extreme Networks: The state of Wi-Fi 6, 6E adoption

Extreme Networks exec: 'Any new Wi-Fi radio, whether in the consumer or enterprise market, has a Wi-Fi 6 radio in it' "Wi-Fi is ingrained in our culture," Extreme Network's Director of Wireless, Office of the CTO, David Coleman told RCR Wireless News. "You can’t live...

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