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Super-fast Wi-Fi coming to a public hotspot near you

All kinds of operators are expected to upgrade their public hotspots to 802.11ac

Broadcom pitches new chipsets to clear Wi-Fi network bottlenecks

The company's latest chipset can send data to four users at the same time


MacBook makes a case for wireless docking -- but too soon

The single-port laptop could have used some wire-free tools that haven't hit the mainstream yet

Can a Barcelona romance bring Wi-Fi and cells together?

MWC is host to several new approaches to making the networks work together

For a speed boost, Alcatel-Lucent says use both cell and Wi-Fi

The company says it can tie the networks together using only software

Chip companies working to make Wi-Fi more maker-friendly

The goal is to make adding Wi-Fi connectivity much easier

Wi-Fi backers warn about unlicensed LTE while Ericsson claims speed boost

The Wi-Fi Alliance plans collaboration to make sure Wi-Fi users don't get squeezed out

As Wi-Fi calls come to smartphones, networks get ready to carry them

Software features from Ruckus Wireless are designed to help access points better handle voice calls

Are carriers trying to steal Wi-Fi's spectrum? Not exactly

LTE will soon tap into unlicensed spectrum, but not without safeguards

Cisco building switch ports to feed faster Wi-Fi

With a standard still far off, the company is rolling out switches with 2.5-Gigabit and 5-Gigabit options

Marriott now says it won't block guests' Wi-Fi hotspots

The hotel operator will look for other ways to secure its own networks

Hotel group asks FCC for permission to block some outside Wi-Fi

Marriott and its allies say this capability is necessary to protect the security of their own networks

Qualcomm hopes to cure Wi-Fi rage with enterprise platform

The first products are expected to arrive during the second quarter from Ruckus Wireless and others

AT&T Won't Do In-Flight Wi-Fi After All

The carrier has dropped a plan to provide Internet access on airliners

Ruckus goes after small business with app-managed Xclaim Wi-Fi

The company's new consumer brand is designed for low price and easy setup and management

Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

The specification helps users join secure networks automatically

At Austin airport, Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

Startup builds on Wi-Fi chips for cheaper 'last mile' to home broadband

Mimosa Networks wants to help service providers reach customers without laying fiber or copper

Belkin says router outages should be resolved

Older wireless routers were affected, including the F9K1102, F9K1105, F9K1113, F9K1102, F9K1105 and F9K1116

Marriott must pay $600,000 for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots

The hotel chain blocked outside hotspots while charging customers up to $1,000 per device to access its own Wi-Fi service

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