Wi-Fi Alliance

Wi-Fi Alliance moves to defuse LTE-U tensions

The Wi-Fi Alliance is hosting a ‘Coexistence Test Workshop’ in a bid to defuse tensions between users of Wi-Fi and LTE, as their appetite for unlicensed spectrum threatens to bring them into contention.

Battle emerges over LTE-U and wifi coexistence

Major players from the North American telecoms industry have written to the FCC in staunch opposition of a recent Wi-Fi Alliance request for stringent testing on coexistence regulations between LTE-U and wifi devices.

Wi-Fi Alliance announces upgrades to Passpoint standard

The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced the upgrade of Passpoint, a certified programme to enable more sophisticated connectivity for mobile devices in wifi hotspots. The alliance claims the new, improved Passpoint will now deliver a more streamlined method of creating new user accounts and connecting wifi-only devices to public wifi hotspots. The upgrade to Passpoint will feature WPA2 […]

Wifi group cheers draft 802.11n certification

The Wi-Fi Alliance said Thursday that its 802.11n Draft 2.0 certification program is on track for a late June launch. Wi-Fi Alliance certification aims to ease the purchase process by delivering 802.11n draft 2.0 products that have been tested for industry wide interoperability, the latest security protection and backward compatibility with previous generations of wifi […]

Wifi – from strength to strength

Dual mode handsets are no longer an aspiration, according to the Wi-Fi Alliance which announced Monday that it has certified nearly 100 wifi phones since 2004, with more to come this year. According to the Alliance, the days when the perception was “wifi versus cellular” are over with major operators, including UK incumbent BT, “aggressively” […]


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