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Wi-Fi Alliance Launches Wi-Fi 6 Certification Program

Wi-Fi Alliance, the non-profit entity that oversees implementation of the Wi-Fi standard,  officially launches the Wi-Fi 6 certification program. The new “Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6” technology promises advanced security protocols requiring the latest generation of Wi-Fi security. Wi-Fi Alliance says “the certification program brings new features and capabilities that enable substantially greater overall Wi-Fi network performance in challenging environments with many connected devices such as stadiums, airports, and industrial parks.” Also noted in the announcement:

4 times faster: “Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 delivers nearly four times the capacity of Wi-Fi 5, and is an evolutionary advancement for Wi-Fi’s ability to deliver high-performance infrastructure and optimized connectivity to all devices on a network simultaneously—bringing noticeable improvements in densely connected Wi-Fi environments.”

5G support: “Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 delivers critical connectivity that supports cellular networks, and leverages high speeds, low latency, power efficiency, greater capacity, and enhanced coverage to deliver many advanced 5G services.”

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