Football fans attending yesterday's Super Bowl in New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome were discouraged from bringing in rogue devices that might jam the extensive Wi-Fi network set up across the venue.
The market for wireless LAN equipment passed the $1 billion milestone for the first time ever during the third quarter of 2012, according to market research firm Infonetics. The firm also noted that shipments of 802.11ac Wi-Fi products will increase in popularity in 2013.
Ruckus Wireless announced a narrow-beam Wi-Fi access point (AP) for high-density applications that turns the concept behind most public Wi-Fi hotspots on its head: Instead of offering broad coverage to serve as many users as possible, the ZoneFlex 7782-N outdoor AP delivers narrow-beam coverage to limit customer access and deliver more consistent performance and multimedia support.
Qualcomm Atheros' hybrid chipset that combines Wi-Fi and HomePlug powerline communication (PLC) technologies is enabling a new segment of Wi-Fi range extenders based on the IEEE P1905.1 standard.
Time Warner Cable is kicking in $2 million to launch TWC WiFi in Charlotte, N.C., in preparation for the Democratic National Convention that will be held there later this month.
The updated public Wi-Fi network announced by San Jose, Calif., has been heralded as the second coming of municipal Wi-Fi. That's still an unproven notion, but one thing the city's plan does show
BARCELONA, Spain--Offering potential data speeds in excess of 1 Gbps, Wi-Fi products based upon 802.11ac will quickly hit the market in a much broader range of products than the standard's
If you are a Wi-Fi aficionado, you should have much to feast your eyes upon at CES 2012 next week in Las Vegas, as a new round of products supporting the 802.11ac standard should be among the
Wireless chipset maker Broadcom announced that gigabit-speed wireless LAN products based on the new IEEE 802.11ac standard will begin shipping next year. The standard, which is a significant jump
It appears that smartphones and tablets will finally be able to take advantage of the 802.11n standard as Atheros Communications and Marvell Technologies announced MIMO chips for mobile clients.