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

December 1, 2023


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, DAS and even private networks. Specifically, more than 41% of respondents said they plan to deploy Wi-Fi 7 by the end of 2024, up from the 33% that said the same one year ago.

The report further found that confidence in Wi-Fi investment is on rise, with 58% of respondents saying they are more confident in investing in the technology, compared to 46% last year. Two-thirds also stated that 6 GHz spectrum availability is an important issue for 2024.

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