Analyst Blogs

Wi-Fi Technology Today is Nothing Like the Wi-Fi Technology of Yesterday

July 8, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
Philip Solis, Research Director

Wi-Fi Tech of Yesterday

Wi-Fi has evolved significantly.  If one goes back a decade, the Wi-Fi industry mostly comprised of 802.11g products, and was about to shift to 802.11n.  Wi-Fi existed mostly in portable PCs, some desktop PCs, and a small number of PDAs.  That was single-stream Wi-Fi ...


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WiGig Market on the Verge of a Breakout Year

June 8, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Philip Solis, Research Director

WiGig, or IEEE 802.11ad, is fully a part of Wi-Fi.  It is Wi-Fi in 60 GHz.  This year will be pivotal for WiGig with the first access points and devices incorporating the technology.  Next year will be a breakout year for WiGig.  Several flagship smartphones with WiGig will ship ...


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