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Wi-Fi Alliance officially announces Wi-Fi 6 certification

Wi-Fi Alliance's new certification to guarantee Wi-Fi 6 performance out of the box.

Wi-Fi spreading fast among phones

The Wi-Fi Alliance says that about one-quarter of all Wi-Fi devices are now mobile handsets. The organization also said more will soon sport 802.11n

IEEE approves 802.11n high-speed Wi-Fi standard

Six years after the task force was created, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has approved a new high-speed wireless standard. Products can deliver more than 150 Mbps

Edging closer to superfast Wi-Fi

The groundbreaking 802.11n Wi-Fi standard draft proposal has received unanimous 100-0 vote. This means we're closer to witnessing wireless networking bandwidth speeds of up to 300 megabits per second, compared to 54 mbps for its predecessor, 802.11g, and 11 mbps for the original 802.11b standard.

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 IEEE standards officials this week said that the planned joint proposal could be ready for an initial vote in November.

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 branded products, the Wi-Fi Alliance has admitted.

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) security is now accepted as a standard. Yet Wi-Fi compatibility between devices is still at an all-time low.

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 on the new 802.11g wireless Internet standard.

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