802.11be

The market launch of Ubiquiti's first Wi-Fi 7 product in their UniFi lineup has been hotly anticipated since its FCC filings became public late last year. Unlike traditional consumer gear, Ubiquiti's UniFi lineup of software-defined networking products targets prosumers, businesses, and enterprises by splitting the functionality of a traditional home Wi-Fi router into separate gateways, switches, and access points. This allows end-users to update different components at different points in time based on requirements. This makes sense for many large-area deployments, as the pace of technological advancements in the wireless space and wired space are quite different. Ubiquiti's UniFi lineup is generally not known for being on the cutting-edge, which makes it suitable for scenarios where stability and scalability are more important than raw performance...

Netgear Unveils Orbi 970 Wi-Fi 7 Quad-Band Mesh System

Wi-Fi has seen rapid advancements over the last decade, starting with the introduction of 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5). 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) came with significant improvements in total throughput. The Wi-Fi...

13 by Ganesh T S on 9/19/2023

Broadcom Updates Wi-Fi 7 Portfolio with Lower Cost Second Generation Silicon

Wi-Fi 7 has been gaining slow traction in the market over the last few quarters. Despite a large number of product announcements towards the end of last year (including...

4 by Ganesh T S on 6/20/2023

Netgear Introduces Nighthawk RS700 Wi-Fi 7 Router

Wireless networking has seen rapid strides over the last couple of years with the opening up of the 6 GHz spectrum for Wi-Fi purposes. Silicon vendors updated their Wi-Fi...

15 by Ganesh T S on 3/14/2023

Computex 2022: MediaTek Announces Wi-Fi 7 Access Point and Client Platforms

Mediatek was one of the first vendors to demonstrate working 802.11be-compliant silicon under the Filogic lineup in January 2022. As part of the announcements at this week's Computex, the...

5 by Ganesh T S on 5/25/2022

Qualcomm Launches Wi-Fi 7 Networking Pro Series for 10Gbps Access Points

The last few months have seen multiple vendors launch products in the Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be) space. Mediatek demonstrated working 802.11be-compliant silicon under the Filogic lineup earlier this year. Concrete...

17 by Ganesh T S on 5/4/2022

Broadcom Launches Wi-Fi 7 Portfolio for Access Points and Client Devices

The last few years have seen heightened consumer focus on wireless networking. The industry has also been quite busy, enabling the operation of Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) in the 6GHz...

26 by Ganesh T S on 4/12/2022

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