Wi-Fi Alliance® welcomes reintroduction of AIRWAVES Act

Austin, TX and Washington, D.C. – July 24, 2019 – Wi-Fi Alliance® welcomes reintroduction of the AIRWAVES Act under the leadership of Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH). This Act recognizes that additional unlicensed spectrum access is urgently needed to meet ever increasing demands for Wi-Fi® connectivity and to support technological innovation, such as Wi-Fi 6.

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 45,000 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.

Media contacts: 
Ross Levanto
Highwire PR for Wi-Fi Alliance
+1-415-963-4174 ext. 4