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FCC tests show Wi-Fi shared use of 5.9 GHz band

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | 13:41 CET | News
The FCC has released results from its first tests of prototype Wi-Fi devices operating in the 5.9 GHz band. It found they could detect and avoid other short-range services already using the band for vehicle communications. The US regulator started a public consultation on the results, seeking feedback on how the industry sees use of the band developing. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Broadcom / Cisco / FCC / Qualcomm
Countries: United States
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