Wi-Fi Alliance® welcomes BNetzA decision

Austin, Texas – December 2, 2020 – Wi-Fi Alliance® welcomes the decision by the German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) to make 480 MHz of spectrum in the 6 GHz band available for wireless LAN operations including Wi-Fi®. The decision provides spectrum capacity for the next generation of Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi 6E) to deliver innovative applications and use cases that will transform the connectivity landscape for German consumers and enterprises. Wi-Fi Alliance looks forward to working with BNetza to enable introduction of numerous Wi-Fi 6E products to support a wide range of applications ranging from health, automotive, smart cities, AR/VR and beyond. 


About Wi-Fi Alliance®
Wi-Fi Alliance® is the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. Members of our collaboration forum come together from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem with the shared vision to connect everyone and everything, everywhere, while providing the best possible user experience. Since 2000, Wi-Fi Alliance has completed more than 50,000 Wi-Fi certifications. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, backward compatibility, and the highest industry-standard security protections in place. Today, Wi-Fi carries more than half of the internet’s traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications. Wi-Fi Alliance continues to drive the adoption and evolution of Wi-Fi, which billions of people rely on every day.