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Congratulations to the 2017 Wi-Fi Alliance® Member Recognition Award recipients!

March 07, 2018 by The Beacon

Each year, Wi-Fi Alliance® recognizes the contributions of members and individuals who are setting a standard for participation and leadership in the Wi-Fi® industry. Awards are determined by leadership in Wi-Fi Alliance program development efforts that culminate in new Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ program introductions. 

Wi-Fi Alliance defines innovative, standards-based Wi-Fi technologies and programs, certifies products that meet quality, performance, security, and capability standards, provides industry thought leadership, and advocates globally for fair spectrum rules. 800+ member companies make it all possible. We would like to recognize 2017 award winners in the categories below who work diligently to make Wi-Fi one of the world’s most valued and widely used technologies. 

Quality of Service

Recognizing exemplary contributions to our mission by individuals who have, over a period of at least five years, demonstrated leadership and developed numerous significant initiatives for Wi-Fi Alliance or the Wi-Fi industry

  • Mark Hamilton

Member Engagement

Exemplary member engagement through product certification, test bed participation, task group participation, task group leadership, and support of Wi-Fi Alliance industry activities

  • Shenzhen Tomtop Technology Co., Ltd.- Outstanding Leadership & Contribution –  New Member
  • Marvell Semiconductor Inc. - Outstanding Leadership & Contribution – Contributor Member
  • Qualcomm - Outstanding Leadership & Contribution – Sponsor Member

Certification Activity

  • Shenzhen Tomtop Technology Co., Ltd.- Most certifications in 2017 –  New Member
  • LG Electronics - Most certifications in 2017
  • Shenzhen Transsion Holdings Ltd. - Highest growth in number of certifications for 2017
  • iST-Integrated Service Technology Inc. - Highest growth in number of certifications for 2017
  • Meizu Technology Co. Ltd. - Highest growth in number of certifications for 2017
  • Shenzhen Coolpad Technologies Co., Ltd. - Highest growth in number of certifications for 2017

Authorized Test Laboratory

For support and service in the areas of program qualification, testing, and quality

  • Allion Labs, Inc.

Since 2000, Wi-Fi Alliance members have completed more than 40,000 Wi-Fi certifications. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED is an internationally-recognized seal of approval for products indicating that they have met industry-agreed standards for interoperability, security, and a range of application specific protocols.

Thank you for your participation and commitment to driving the interoperability, adoption, and evolution of Wi-Fi globally!

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