IEEE approves 802.11n high-speed Wi-Fi standard

IEEE approves 802.11n high-speed Wi-Fi standard

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has finally approved the 802.11n high-throughput wireless LAN standard. Bruce Kraemer, the long-time...

September 15th, 2009 John Cox

Edging closer to superfast Wi-Fi

Edging closer to superfast Wi-Fi

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEVoting among the engineers charged with developing the IEEE's 802.11n Wi-Fi standard ended on Tuesday, with the...

February 7th, 2007 Yardena Arar

Faster Wi-Fi approach wins broader support

Faster Wi-Fi approach wins broader support

Warring factions of vendors have reached an agreement to cooperate on development of the next high-speed wireless LAN standard, and...

August 1st, 2005 Matt Hamblen

Nonstandard tweaks no problem for Wi-Fi Alliance

Nonstandard tweaks no problem for Wi-Fi Alliance

Wireless LAN products with proprietary extensions won't lose the official Wi-Fi badge, even if those extensions interfere with other Wi-Fi...

August 3rd, 2004 Peter Judge

Wi-Fi buyer beware

Wi-Fi buyer beware

Wi-Fi technology is steadily expanding: IEEE 802.11a and 802.11g are now firmly entrenched alongside 802.11b, and (Wi-Fi Protected Access) (WPA)...

December 11th, 2003 Ephraim Schwartz

Wi-Fi Alliance certifies 802.11g standard

Wi-Fi Alliance certifies 802.11g standard

The Wi-Fi Alliance, following successful interoperability testing, has put its stamp of approval on the first batch of products based...

July 9th, 2003 John Blau

Cisco to share WLAN security technology

Cisco to share WLAN security technology

Makers of 802.11 wireless LAN clients now can make their products support special security features offered in Cisco Systems Inc....

February 23rd, 2003 Stephen Lawson

Wi-Fi group gives first 802.11a certifications

Wi-Fi group gives first 802.11a certifications

Consumers and businesses can now buy 54Mbps wireless LAN (WLAN) products that are certified to work with similar products from...

January 16th, 2003 Stephen Lawson

Wi-Fi group gives first 802.11a certifications

Wi-Fi group gives first 802.11a certifications

Consumers and businesses can now buy 54M bps (bit-per-second) wireless LAN products that are certified to work with similar products...

January 15th, 2003 Stephen Lawson