Wi-Fi to the rescue as governments react to COVID pandemic

Wi-Fi to the rescue as governments react to COVID pandemic

State and local governments are working overtime to provide Internet service to all who need it during the pandemic, pushing out a range of ad hoc projects designed to keep members of their communities connected. With Internet access ever more crucial in the age of social distancing, it seems clear that COVID-19 has deepened the […]
FCC boosts Wi-Fi 6 spectrum five-fold

FCC boosts Wi-Fi 6 spectrum five-fold

The Federal Communications commission has opened up a wide swath of wireless spectrum for unlicensed use by Wi-Fi devices, which will lead to Wi-Fi access points that have greatly expanded capacity. It’s a huge victory for the Wi-Fi industry, as the ruling means that...
FCC boosts Wi-Fi 6 spectrum five-fold

FCC boosts Wi-Fi 6 spectrum 5-fold

The Federal Communications commission has opened up a wide swath of wireless spectrum for unlicensed use by Wi-Fi devices, which will lead to Wi-Fi access points that have greatly expanded capacity. It’s a huge victory for the Wi-Fi industry, as the ruling means that...
FCC wants to add a new swath of bandwidth to Wi-Fi 6

FCC wants to add a new swath of bandwidth to Wi-Fi 6

A proposed FCC rule would allow Wi-Fi 6 devices to make unlicensed use of an additional range of wireless spectrum, which would more than quadruple the number of channels available to Wi-Fi routers. While that might be good news for enterprises seeking higher density...
Cisco moves WiFi roaming technology to wireless broadband consortium

Cisco moves WiFi roaming technology to wireless broadband consortium

The Wireless Broadband Alliance has taken over development and promotion of Cisco’s OpenRoaming technology, which lets devices move between Wi-Fi and cellular networks such as LTE without interrupting service. OpenRoaming is built on the Passpoint (HotSpot 2.0)...