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IHS: 4.7M WLAN access points shipped in Q1 2016

IHS Technology said wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment sales totalled $1.2 billion (€1 billion) worldwide in the first quarter of 2016.

IDC: Worldwide WLAN market ends 2015 on positive note after lukewarm year

IDC said the combined consumer and enterprise worldwide WLAN market increased 1.4 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2015, although the market declined 0.3 per cent over the full year.

IDC: EMEA WLAN market sees mixed results in Q3 2015

In the third quarter of 2015, the value of the combined consumer and enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) grew by 11.7 per cent compared to the second quarter.

IDC: Worldwide WLAN market shows slowing growth in Q3

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 2.1 per cent year over year in the third quarter of 2015.

IDC: EMEA WLAN market remains on growth course despite poor quarterly results

The enterprise and consumer WLAN market in EMEA grew in value by 2.9 per cent in Q1 compared to a year previously.

IDC: Worldwide WLAN market shows slower growth in Q4 2014

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 7 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2014.

HP to acquire Aruba Networks for $3B

HP will acquire networking vendor Aruba Networks for about $3 billion, giving the manufacturer a strong boost in the enterprise WLAN market.

Google, Microsoft keep pushing for unlicensed use of 600 MHz band

Google and Microsoft are keeping up the pressure as they lobby the FCC to include technical rules enabling the use of unlicensed devices in the 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum that will be auctioned next year.

802.11ac Wi-Fi slowly but surely being adopted, survey shows

Though the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard was ratified at the end of 2013, most enterprises still rely upon good old 802.11n for their Wi-Fi networks, according to a survey released by Spiceworks. Of the IT professionals surveyed, only 6 percent said they had deployed 802.11ac as of July 2014.

Huawei researchers claim 10 Gbps Wi-Fi speed, set stage for 802.11ax specs

Researchers at Huawei's campus in Shenzhen, China, claim their lab trials achieved 10 Gbps data speed using Wi-Fi in the 5 GHz band, potentially laying the groundwork for creation of technical specifications for the next-generation 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard as the successor to today's 802.11ac-based gigabit Wi-Fi technology.