Tag: qualcomm

Qualcomm joins WiFi mesh wars

At the recent Broadband World Forum, Qualcomm formally introduced its mesh architecture for WiFi, as operators increasingly need to deploy a home WiFi system...

Qualcomm sees 200m WiFi AP revolution in US alone

Operators could double or even treble the number of devices in next-gen WiFi 4 US majors are about to go to market with...

Mesh Networks are on the Move

There have been recently a lot of announcements around improving the residential Wi-Fi play. These innovations are happening on two fronts. The first is...

Qualcomm unveils pre-standard 802.11ax silicon

There is a pattern in the advanced WiFi chip industry, in which start-up Quantenna makes an early move towards a new standard, and Qualcomm...

Why we don’t think SON and WiFi have a great future...

Last week both Qualcomm and Quantenna have used the word SON, a convenient acronym stolen from LTE, in conjunction with WiFi. In our view,...

Qualcomm 60 GHz WiFi gamble is like an election – too...

If 60 GHz WiFi ever takes off, Qualcomm will find itself in one hell of a lead. And Qualcomm talked up this possibility at...

Qualcomm furthers aggressive LTE push with MuLTEfire OTA test

Qualcomm Technologies has delivered an over-the-air (OTA) connection via the MuLTEfire cellular network technology using listen-before-talk (LBT). MuLTEfire is a cellular technology developed by...

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...

New Qualcomm chip claims low power dual band WiFi for IoT

Qualcomm Technologies has announced a new WiFi product for supporting the development of connected devices in the IoT, unveiled at the Computex 2016 show...

More LTE-U clashes, but the real test will be route to...

Telefonica and Ericsson have conducted the latest live demonstration of LTE-Unlicensed, bringing the technology closer to commercial implementation even outside the US and Korea....