Posts tagged with: Wi-Fi Alliance

Facebook, Cisco, Broadcom launch AFC group for 6 GHz Wi-Fi

Facebook, Cisco and Broadcom announced the creation of a new group aimed at Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) software for 6 GHz Wi-Fi devices. The group falls within the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) that Facebook has been leading for several years...

University of Chicago research finds ‘severe’ degradation in Wi-Fi due to LAA

When the cellular industry first lobbied for the introduction of LTE in unlicensed spectrum, the outcry from the Wi-Fi world was loud and furious: Don’t mess with our spectrum. The reasoning went something like this. Wi-Fi, an IEEE technology, communicates...

Wi-Fi Alliance launches certification for 6E devices

The Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) announced that its certification program for Wi-Fi 6E is now available to deliver interoperability for devices operating in the 6 GHz spectrum. In the U.S., the FCC last year voted to open 1,200 megahertz of 6...

Wi-Fi fetes victory in court’s 6 GHz ruling

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and a host of Wi-Fi stakeholders were jubilant Thursday after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied a request for a stay on the FCC’s decision to open up the 6 GHz band...