Tag: qualcomm

Wi-Fi evolves 5G-type capabilities

While 5G will support unlicensed and shared spectrum, Wi-Fi has been moving in the other direction, taking on many characteristics of cellular technologies such...

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...