The Signal


  • Episode 13: Wi-Fi® and the future or remote work with Harry Dewhirst, CEO of Linksys

    4月 26, 2022

    In this episode, we talk to Harry Dewhirst, CEO of Linksys, about the various ways Wi-Fi is driving the future of secure, remote work. Approximately 35 million people in North America will be working from home by 2025.

  • Episode 12: The benefits of multi-user MIMO for Wi-Fi 6 with Rolf de Vegt of Qualcomm

    4月 11, 2022

    In this episode, we talk about the benefits of multi-user MIMO for Wi-Fi 6 with Rolf de Vegt, VP of Technical Standards at Qualcomm. Multi-user MIMO allows access points with many antennae to serve multiple users at the same time, and traffic can be sent to up to eight clients simultaneously in the same spectrum to deliver customers much more throughput.

  • Episode 11: Wi-Fi® in dense public areas with John Brams of Extreme Networks

    3月 21, 2022

    In this episode, we talk to John Brams, VP of Major Accounts at Extreme Networks, about the benefits of Wi-Fi in dense public areas.

  • Episode 10: Wi-Fi 6E momentum - AFC and standard power Wi-Fi® with Chris Szymanski of Broadcom

    3月 16, 2022

    In this episode, we talk to Chris Szymanski, Director of Product Marketing and Technology Strategy at Broadcom, about the various ways the Wi-Fi industry is working to gain global market access to 6 GHz. This episode covers AFC databases in 6 GHz, rules for operating here, and reviews the various ways this will boost Wi-Fi performance at standard power. 

  • Episode 9: The role of Wi-Fi® and 5G in digital transformation with Derek Peterson of Boingo

    3月 04, 2022

    In this episode, we talk with Derek Peterson, CTO at Boingo, about Wi-Fi’s evolving role alongside Next Gen or 5G Cellular deployments. Derek emphasizes the recognition that digital transformation is accelerating at a rapid pace. This transformation depends on realizing that companies have multiple tools available to use.

  • Episode 8: The state of Wi-Fi® deployments with Irvind Ghai of onsemi

    2月 28, 2022

    In this episode, we talk with Irvind Ghai, VP of Marketing for onsemi, about the new opportunities and trends driving Wi-Fi deployments. From onsemi's perspective, service providers and the connected home are showing a lot of strength because of the shift in the way we're all working and playing today, and home networks need to be more resilient than ever.

  • Episode 7: Wi-Fi® is integral to the edge with Matt Kowalski of Zebra Technologies

    2月 15, 2022

    In this episode, we talk with Matt Kowalski, Senior Manager of Business Operations in the Office of the CTO at Zebra Technologies. We discuss the role of Wi-Fi in The Edge and the business benefits of Wi-Fi connected devices. Matt also discusses what’s on the horizon for Wi-Fi in retail and healthcare settings, as well as for logistics.

  • Episode 6: 2022 Wi-Fi® trends with Edgar Figueroa of Wi-Fi Alliance

    2月 07, 2022

    In this episode, we talk with Edgar Figueroa, President and CEO of Wi-Fi Alliance, to discuss the four main trends Wi-Fi Alliance expects from Wi-Fi in 2022. At the top of the list is Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E product and technology momentum.

  • Episode 5: Wi-Fi 6E enterprise considerations with Chuck Lukaszewski of Aruba

    12月 09, 2021

    In this episode, we talk with Chuck Lukaszewski, Vice President and Wireless CTO of Aruba, about the current state of Wi-Fi 6E and how the adoption of different device classes affects migration strategies for enterprises, as well as what companies need to be thinking about and doing now to evaluate and prepare for Wi-Fi 6E.

  • Episode 4: Wi-Fi 6E – Bringing Wi-Fi® into 6 GHz

    7月 28, 2021

    In this episode, we talk with Nick Sargologos, Senior Product Manager at Wi-Fi Alliance about Wi-Fi 6E and the tremendous growth it will enable in the Wi-Fi ecosystem. Nick explains the differences between Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E, and shares the key benefits of Wi-Fi 6E - including increased speeds, lower latency, and higher capacity - for Wi-Fi users.