Wi-Fi Alliance® statement on U.S. court of appeals for the D.C. circuit decision

December 28, 2021 – Austin, TX and Washington, D.C. – Wi-Fi Alliance® welcomes the decision by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to generally uphold the FCC 6 GHz Order. This is an important victory for America’s technological leadership, economy and most importantly, consumers who rely on Wi-Fi® connectivity now more than ever. Today’s court decision removes the regulatory uncertainty surrounding use of the 6 GHz band, allowing Wi-Fi Alliance and our members to expedite delivery of urgently needed Wi-Fi 6E broadband connectivity solutions. 


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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 65,000 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.

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