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Technology, Wireless

Aruba Networking Unveils Wi-Fi 7 Access Points

April 24, 2024

Via: Network Computing

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) subsidiary Aruba Networks rolled out new Wi-Fi 7 access points (APs). The new 730 series APs are designed to significantly improve wireless network performance and security, especially for enterprises using advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) […]


Technology, Wireless

Cisco, Intel expand Wi-Fi 7 partnership

March 21, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco and Intel have expanded their partnership to focus on jointly developing Wi-Fi 7 technologies and strengthening interoperability between Cisco access points and Intel client devices. The agreement includes investments by both companies to develop next-gen Wi-Fi 7 solutions and […]


Hardware, Technology

Verizon Business targets enterprise customers with Wi-Fi 7 router, 5G receiver

March 6, 2024

Via: Network World

Verizon Business has introduced two new networking devices, including a Wi-Fi 7-compatible business internet gateway device to capitalize on the faster speeds and higher bandwidth offered by the new Wi-Fi standard. The Wi-Fi 7-compatible Verizon Business Internet Gateway, announced this […]


Hardware, Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 Gets Boost from Qualcomm AI-Optimized Chipset

March 1, 2024

Via: Network Computing

In a move likely to move the needle on the emergence of Wi-Fi 7 product use, Qualcomm launched an AI-optimized chipset for the latest version of the wireless specification this week. Announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 global […]


Technology, Wireless

802.11x: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

February 2, 2024

Via: Network World

The big news in wireless is the expected ratification of Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be) by the IEEE standards body early this year. Some vendors are already shipping pre-standard Wi-Fi 7 gear, and the Wi-Fi Alliance announced in January that it has […]


Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 certification is here

January 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi Alliance is kicking off 2024 with a shiny new certification program for Wi-Fi 7, signaling that the newest generation of Wi-Fi is ready for mass adoption. As is typical in Wi-Fi generations, there is already a leading vanguard of […]


Technology, Wireless

Test and Measurement: SpaceX to test direct-to-cellular connections

December 22, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

SpaceX has been granted special temporary authority by the Federal Communications Commission for field testing of direct-to-cellular communications via its Starlink second generation satellites. The company said that it would be testing up to five devices at different power levels […]


Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 on track to nearly 50% adoption by 2024-end, says WBA

December 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) report reveals that Wi-Fi 6, 6E and 7 will be among the top technology priorities for network operators, ISPs, device and chipset vendors, enterprises and others in 2024, beating out other contenders including CBRS, […]


News

Nokia introduces carrier-grade Wi-Fi 7 product portfolio

October 24, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Finnish vendor Nokia announced a new carrier-grade portfolio of Wi-Fi 7 devices. In a release, Nokia said that the new portfolio includes dual-band, tri-band and quad-band configurations to address various regulatory constraints and meet market demands. Nokia noted that the […]


Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 May Be Closer Than You Think

September 11, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Last year, Intel and Broadcom carried out the first cross-vendor Wi-Fi 7 cross-vendor demonstration, where an Intel-based laptop with Wi-Fi 7 connected to a Broadcom Wi-Fi 7 access point. And this summer, EnGenius Technologies launched what it claims to be […]


Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 requires ‘exhaustive and predictive’ testing: Keysight Q&A

December 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi 7, which is designed from the ground up for operation in the 6 GHz band, is also known as Extremely High Throughput, thanks to its support of up to 30 Gbps throughput. The next generation of Wi-Fi also promises […]


Mobile Networks

Enabling multi-user: How Wi-Fi 7 addresses Wi-Fi 6 pitfalls

November 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance in 2019 and based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard, Wi-Fi 6 is designed for high-density, multi-user environments and features uplink and downlink OFDMA, 8×8 multi-user MIMO and 1024 QAM. Its introduction signaled improved performance and […]


Technology, Wireless

MediaTek details how its approaching MLO in Wi-Fi 7

November 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi 7 is about more than speed. For those in the industry, it’s becoming increasingly clear that in order for wireless technology to better address the emerging use cases, it’s critical to also achieve lower latency. MediaTek’s Vice President of […]


Technology, Wireless

One-third of industry to deploy Wi-Fi 7 by the end of 2024: Report

October 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

In its Annual Industry Report 2023, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) found that 53% of service providers, technology vendors and enterprises have deployed Wi-Fi 6, and an additional 44% said they are currently working to adopt Wi-Fi 6E in the […]


Technology, Wireless

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

August 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When Broadcom conducted its Wi-Fi 7 demonstrations, it prioritized showcasing the technology’s capabilities in a way that didn’t sacrifice its real-world implications. Vijay Nagarajan, vice president of Broadcom’s Wireless Communications and Connectivity Division, further discussed why this approach was so […]


Hardware, Technology

World’s first Wi-Fi 7 router hits the market

July 6, 2022

Via: Network World

Chinese networking equipment vendor H3C has released what it says is the first Wi-Fi 7 router on the market, well in advance of the standard becoming final, which isn’t expected to happen before 2024. The H3C Magic BE18000, announced in […]


Editorial

How Fast Will Wi-Fi 7 Be? Will It Make Wired Connections Obsolete?

May 23, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Any tech enthusiast knows that once a new technology is launched, another one is already waiting around the corner. Wi-Fi 6 hasn’t been on the market too long, but it already outperforms the Internet service available to most people. Upgrading […]


Technology, Wireless

Qualcomm pushes Wi-Fi 7 to the max

May 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

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, […]


Technology, Wireless

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

April 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

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 and client devices, the new Wi-Fi 7 chips […]


Technology, Wireless

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

March 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

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 and higher throughput. These enhancements include support of 320 MHz transmissions, double the 160 MHz […]