As WiGig Expectations Heat Up, Enter Nitero

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3Q 2014 | IN-1019877

WiGig’s Mobile Commercialization Timing – A Good Time for Nitero to Make More Noise


The WiGig market is heating up.  Between the IEEE's adoption of WiGig for 802.11ad, the WiGig Alliance's merger with the Wi-Fi Alliance, Dell's early use of the technology for docks and ultrabooks, and Wilocity's announcement of its WiGig solution for mobile devices for 2015, WiGig is starting to get interesting.  Qualcomm's acquisition of Wilocity was a notable milestone.  Samsung is very likely to include WiGig as a differentiator in its Galaxy and Note smartphones by the end of 2015, which will create a surge of tens of millions of smartphones with WiGig.  Competitors will follow and hundreds of millions of smartphones, tablets, portable PCs, and peripheral products with WiGig will ship in 2016.  Qualcomm will not have the whole market to itself; Intel will focus on the PC side initially.  Other companies are also likely ramping up their de...

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