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Wi-Fi Alliance launches 802.11ac certification program

The Wi-Fi Alliance announces its Wi-Fi Certified ac certification program, which aims to guarantee the interoperability of 802.11ac-enabled devices regardless of their hardware vendors or type of clients.

By June 19, 2013

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WiGig Alliance to consolidate activities in Wi-Fi Alliance

The Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance announce plans to consolidate the multigigabit WiGig technology certification and development efforts under the Wi-Fi Alliance.

By January 3, 2013


Wi-Fi Alliance to ease access to Wi-Fi hot spots

Group is working on ways to make it easier and quicker for people to connect to public Wi-Fi hot spots, promising a certified solution by the first half of next year.

By March 23, 2011


Wi-Fi Alliance now certifies Wi-Fi direct products

The Wi-Fi Alliance announces that it now has started a program to certify Wi-Fi Direct products and designate them as Wi-Fi Certified Wi-Fi Direct.

By October 25, 2010


Wi-Fi Alliance updates Wi-Fi certification program

Wi-Fi Alliance updates its testing to certify Wireless-N products under the final specs of the 802.11n standard.

By September 30, 2009


Wi-Fi Alliance urges use of WPA2 encryption (podcast)

Trade group is urging consumers to set their routers and devices to use the latest and most secure encryption technologies.

By February 2, 2011


Wi-Fi users not as safe as they think, survey says

A survey released by the Wi-Fi Alliance suggests that a large number of Wi-Fi users are not as protected as they believe.

By October 5, 2011


Wi-Fi roaming programs join forces

The Wi-Fi Alliance will certify products using a Wireless Broadband Alliance roaming standard. The technology lets one operator's subscribers use another's Wi-Fi network.

By June 24, 2011


More people grabbing Wi-Fi from their neighbors

New poll sponsored by the Wi-Fi Alliance finds that 32 percent of those questioned admit to trying to access Wi-Fi networks that weren't theirs, up from 18 percent two years ago.

By February 4, 2011


Wi-Fi and HomePlug Powerline groups join forces

The Wi-Fi Alliance the HomePlug Powerline Alliance announced their collaboration in developing and promoting adoption of HomePlug powerline and Wi-Fi networking technologies in smart-grid applications.

By November 2, 2010