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Broadcom, Cisco join Facebook project to develop Wi-Fi 6 GHz spectrum coordination

Wednesday 11 August 2021 | 11:08 CET | News
A new group has formed at the Telecom Infra Project to speed the introduction of commercial Wi-Fi devices for the 6 GHz band. Broadcom, Cisco and Facebook are leading the creation of the Open Automated Frequency Coordination (Open AFC) Software Group. The purpose of the project group is to develop a common reference open source software for an AFC system, based on a system developed by Facebook. The AFC will be used by unlicensed devices in the newly available 6 GHz band to operate outdoors and for increased range indoors while ensuring incumbent services in the band are protected.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Broadcom / Cisco / Facebook / Telecom Infra Project
Countries: World
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