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WiGig expected to increase enterprise Wi-Fi capacity WiGig, or 802.11ad Wi-Fi, promises speeds of up to 4.6 gigabits per second, according to Qualcomm and Intel. Today, the two chipmakers said …

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The Federal Communications Commission granted Qualcomm permission for a small-scale LTE Unlicensed trial at two Verizon Wireless locations. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler extended Special Temporary Authority to Qualcomm today, responding to …

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Wi-Fi

New York City has made good on its pledge to begin construction of its free public Wi-Fi network in 2015. Installation began this week on LinkNYC’s first public access points …

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Dueling test results for LTE-Unlicensed/Wi-Fi coexistence continue with a newly released data set from Qualcomm developed with input from CableLabs, which Qualcomm says confirm fair coexistence between LTE-U and Wi-Fi. However, CableLabs …

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The Thread Group, an organization composed of in-home “Internet of Things” device manufacturers, announced the first phase of its product certification program called Thread 1.0. Thread, along with security testing partner UL, …

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LTE-U qualcomm

A recent Wi-Fi Alliance workshop on the relationship of Wi-Fi and LTE over unlicensed spectrum continued the industry dialog on how the two technologies can co-exist with one another, and meanwhile, …

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IOT

“Internet of Things” is a red-hot buzzword in the telecom industry. While use cases involving consumer wearables tend to dominate the discourse, there’s another, much less flashy IoT optimized for …

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Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi will support voice, IoT and more. Will it be regulated? The future of unregulatd Wi-Fi could depend on the work underway in an Austin office park. Nestled between a …

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carriers

The companies who are bringing LTE-Unlicensed to the industry have added new partners and launched a new coalition to promote the technology, seeking to reassure both regulators and Wi-Fi stakeholders …

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w-fi now

This week we look at an alternative to LTE-U: It’s called LTE/Wi-Fi Link Aggregation or LWA. Qualcomm’s Gerardo Giaretta explains how LWA brings Wi-Fi and LTE together into a single …

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