Wi-Fi Alliance

  • HaLow Is The Natural Next Step In The Evolution Of IoT Crunch Network

    HaLow Is The Natural Next Step In The Evolution Of IoT

    At the start of this year, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the long-awaited Wi-Fi HaLow standard for products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah wireless networking technology. HaLow extends a flavor of Wi-Fi into the 900 MHz band, which provides greater range than the pre-existing 2.4 GHz standard, provides better connectivity through barriers such as walls and promises extensibility in the… Read More

  • Wi-Fi Aware Aims To Connect All Your Devices Instantly

    Wi-Fi Aware Aims To Connect All Your Devices Instantly

    WiFi is getting a big upgrade today, thanks to three years of joint research and development by the world’s largest tech companies. The new technology, called Wi-Fi Aware, is being released by the Wi-Fi Alliance, the non-profit trade organization that includes Apple, Microsoft, Intel and hundreds of other tech powerhouses as members. Aware allows Wi-Fi-enabled products to discover… Read More

  • Wi-Fi Alliance Pushes Passpoint As A Solution For Customer And Carrier Data Woes

    Wi-Fi Alliance Pushes Passpoint As A Solution For Customer And Carrier Data Woes

    Smartphone and tablet owners are clamoring for access to more Wi-Fi on the go, or so a new study from the Wi-Fi Alliance claims. Out of 1,000 US-based smartphone and tablet owners, 87% of them indicated that they wanted greater Wi-Fi availability for their mobile devices, and 85% said they preferred Wi-Fi over cellular data “for at least one common online activity.” That’s… Read More