Articles about Wi-Fi Alliance
Wi-Fi Alliance is a non-profit organization that owns the Wi-Fi trademark. Device manufacturers around the world can use this trademark to brand their products if they are Wi-Fi-compatible and have been tested for interoperability. The Wi-Fi Alliance was formed in 1999 under the name Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA). The IEEE 802.11b specification was branded as the new WiFi technology in 1999. The Alliance lists industry bigwigs including Apple, Comcast, Samsung, Sony, LG, Intel, Dell, Broadcom, Cisco, Qualcomm, Motorola, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, and T-Mobile as its sponsors. WECA got the new name that it uses today in 2002. Wi-Fi certified products are tested for compatibility, conformance to the IEEE 802.11 standard, and performance. Some popular certification programs offered by the Alliance include 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi bands, WiGig, Wi-Fi Direct, WPA, WPS, Miracast, Wi-Fi Location, Wi-Fi Agile Multiband, Wi-Fi EasyMesh, TLDS, IBSS, and Wi-Fi Passpoint. Today, Wi-Fi is arguably one of the most popular modes of connecting to wireless internet access points.
12 Sep 2022Intel
Intel in association with semiconductor manufacturing company Broadcom has demonstrated the next generation of Wi-Fi standards, the Wi-Fi 7.
14 May 2021Security
You might have heard of frag grenades, but now there's an equally destructive security vulnerability affecting the Wi-Fi standard. The "FragAttacks" loophole is all encompassing and it not only affects the usual smartphones, computers, and tablets, but essentially anything with Wi-Fi capability.
25 Jan 2021Ram (Random Access Memory)
Motorola is expected to launch a new budget smartphone in the coming weeks. The handset with model number XT2137-1, currently codenamed as Ibiza, has been spotted (via MySmartPrice) on the Wi-Fi Alliance certification site, hinting at its imminent arrival.
05 Dec 2020Samsung
As the latest addition to its portfolio of budget smartphones, Samsung is working to launch a new Galaxy M12 model soon.
16 May 2020Xiaomi
Xiaomi is likely to launch its budget-friendly smartphone, the Redmi Note 9, in India in the coming days. The Indian version of the handset (with model number M2003J15SI) has been spotted on Wi-Fi Alliance's website, suggesting that the device could arrive in the country soon.
18 Sep 2019Samsung Galaxy Note 10
A few hours ago, Wi-Fi Alliance, the organization that oversees the implementation of Wi-Fi capabilities, announced the certification program for next-generation Wi-Fi 6.
11 Jul 2019Ram (Random Access Memory)
While we do have a bunch of Android-based tablets, there's really nothing that can take on Apple's flagship tablet, the iPad Pro.
10 Apr 2019Xiaomi
As a successor to last year's selfie-centric Redmi Y2, Xiaomi is expected to launch Redmi Y3 in India soon.
24 Mar 2019Ram (Random Access Memory)
After making an appearance on the Geekbench and Wi-Fi Alliance's website, Motorola's One Vision has now been leaked in high-quality renders.