Items tagged "Wi-Fi 6"

Press Release

Public Knowledge Applauds FCC for Supporting Deployment of Next-Gen Wi-Fi and 5G

April 23, 2020 5G , 6 GHz , FCC , Wi-Fi 6 , WiFi

Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that makes the 6 GHz band available for unlicensed spectrum use while protecting existing incumbents. Opening the 6 GHz band for unlicensed use enables the deployment of next-generation Wi-Fi, called Wi-Fi 6, as well as other important services necessary for effective 5G deployment.

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FCC Chairman Pai Moves to Close Digital Divide by Bringing Home Gigabit Wi-Fi to America

April 1, 2020 5G , 6 GHz , FCC , next-gen wireless , Wi-Fi , Wi-Fi 6

Today, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft Report and Order that would make the 6 GHz band available for unlicensed spectrum use. The first significant new allocation of midband spectrum for unlicensed use in 17 years, opening the 6 GHz band is vitally important to enabling the deployment of next generation Wi-Fi Technology, called Wi-Fi 6. 

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