The Beacon


  • Five reasons why colleges are taking the 802.11ac plunge

    August 08, 2013 by Robert Fenstermacher

    It’s said that after seven years in a relationship, malaise and discontent can seep in, causing the eye to wander to newer, more exotic objects of desire – it’s called the seven-year itch. As goes love, so goes Wi-Fi. We face this same predicament after seven long and fulfilling years with the 802.11n standard.
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  • Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac is gaining momentum

    July 29, 2013 by Kelly Davis-Felner

    The Wi-Fi Alliance® Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac program launched last month and over the past several weeks, we’ve been posting member contributed articles on The Beacon that dive a bit deeper into the core of the technology– including topics like the evolving technology adoption cycle
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  • Client adoption for 802.11ac wireless technology

    July 15, 2013 by Bill Rubino

    This is an excerpt from a post on the Cisco Mobility blog site:
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  • Why 802.11ac helps every network

    July 09, 2013 by Matthew Gast

    This post originally ran on the Aerohive blog where Matthew Gast has his own author blog.
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  • The mobile revolution changing the Wi-Fi® technology adoption cycle

    June 24, 2013 by Rolf de Vegt

    The way we interact with technology is changing. The mobile market is experiencing incredible growth as it begins to overtake other segments, and mobile data usage is skyrocketing to levels that could exceed the capability of wireless operators—fortunately something Wi-Fi® can help ease.
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  • Welcome to The Beacon!

    June 19, 2013 by Edgar Figueroa

    Wi-Fi® is continually evolving, and Wi-Fi Alliance® is fortunate to be at the center of this dynamic, exciting industry. Our more than 550 member companies across the globe represent a diverse industry mix, ranging from carriers to device manufacturers and everything in between.
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