Zyxel introduces enterprise-class WiFi 7 access point WBE660S
Zyxel has introduced its first WiFi 7 access point, the Zyxel WBE660S WiFi 7 BE22K Triple-Radio NebulaFlex Pro.
The new access point targets environments where high levels of WiFi connectivity are required, according to Zyxel. Examples where this may be useful are offices, classrooms, stadiums, ... Read more
Qualcomm starts selling Wi-Fi 7 chips for routers and mesh systems
Qualcomm is tapping into a new market for Wi-Fi routers. It does so by selling Wi-Fi 7 chips that telecom providers can integrate into Wi-Fi routers.
Qualcomm is starting sales of Wi-Fi 7 chips for routers and mesh systems. To most, the company is probably known as a manufacturer of chips for s... Read more
Microsoft appears to drop Windows 10 upgrade to WiFi 7
A leaked Intel document reveals that the new WiFi 7 will not be supported by Windows 10. Only Windows 11, Linux and ChromeOS appear on the compatibility list for a new WiFi module from Intel. Thus, it seems to be increasingly unappealing for Windows 10 users to stick to the older OS.
The speed d... Read more
Broadcom introduces WiFi 7 RF front-end modules
Broadcom has introduced a set of RF front-end FiFEM modules optimized for use in WiFi 7 devices. The modules should combat inter-frequency interference and achieve reduced power consumption.
RF modules are a standard part of routers, smartphones and other connected devices. They convert radio si... Read more
Intel and Broadcom achieve WiFi 7 speed of over 5 Gbps
Intel and Broadcom managed to achieve WiFi 7 speeds of more than 5 Gbps in a joint test. The test was conducted to demonstrate that the new WiFi standard is suitable for solutions that depend on very high data rates.
Above all, Intel and Broadcom's WiFi 7 test had to demonstrate that the ecosyst... Read more
Intel says Wi-Fi 7 PCs are on their way
Laptops meeting the new superfast spec could be available in 2025.
This week, Intel said that computers using its Wi-Fi 7 modules are expected to be available within the next two years, according to a report in Ars Technica.
Eric McLaughlin, VP of the Client Computing Group and GM of the Wire... Read more
MediaTek unveils two wifi 7 chipsets
MediaTek unveiled two chipsets for wifi 7. The Filogic 880 is suitable for access points, routers and gateways. The Filogic 380 supports clients.
The chipsets are designed to support wifi 7 in access points (Filogic 880) and clients (Filogic 380), including smartphones and laptops. The release d... Read more
Broadcom launches four chips for Wi-Fi 7 access points
Broadcom introduced four chips for Wi-Fi 7 access points. According to the organisation, the chips deliver twice the speed of current Wi-Fi 6 and 6E access points.
Every new Wi-Fi protocol is tested and certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance. The interest group has hundreds of members, including the wo... Read more