Tag: MIMO

Qualcomm sails against the tide with latest home WiFi chip

Qualcomm has taken the 802.11ac Wave 2 WiFi chips, which it launched precisely a year ago, and changed them radically, to offer a new...

AirTies can finally talk openly about Sky-Q hybrid mesh

Bulent Celebi, the ebullient chairman of AirTies Wireless Networks, has been talking to us about proprietary mesh networks and powerline as a spare backhaul...

Telefonica and Liberty take new approach to WiFi gateways

Fixed-line operators are increasingly using WiFi as a killer weapon to extend their multiplay bundles into wireless, and that means the WiFi-enabled home gateway...

Quantenna 8×8 chips aims at the world

Quantenna believes it has leveraged its lead in WiFi chipset design to open up a retail and an enterprise market for its chips. But...

Mobile Data Rates – Hype v. Reality

On June 17th, the FCC announced their intention to fine AT&T Mobility $100M for allegedly failing to notify their customers that their mobile data...

Qualcomm pushes home MU-MIMO lead with partner list

We’re a little baffled by this week’s announcements from Qualcomm Atheros about its new MU-MIMO WiFi chips, the QCA 9984 and 9994 as they...

The RF Internet of Things

Over the past several weeks, I have been reading a prominent investor website that offers a mix of free professional and amateur investment analysis. Perhaps...

WiFi news at CES: Multiuser-MIMO chips and WiFi Aware

The latest WiFi Alliance certification program will center on WiFi Aware, which will enable device users to locate others nearby in order to join...

Mimosa takes WiFi from ‘cloud to client’ for WISPs

When Silicon Valley start-up Mimosa Networks raised a $20m Series C funding round in the summer, it brought a whiff of nostalgia, for the...

Samsung claims tenfold WiFi improvement

The latest R&D project in 60GHz spectrum comes from Samsung, which can transfer a 1Gbyte movie in three seconds. However, as the speed wars...