Wi-Fi gets push from Qualcomm

Qualcomm has joined the Wi-Fi Alliance, a global, non-profit industry trade association with more than 200 member firms devoted to promoting W-LAN.


By joining the Wi-Fi Alliance, Qualcomm will be directly involved with ensuring the compatibility of Wi-Fi technology, a news release said.


'Qualcomm is pleased to take the important step of joining the Wi-Fi Alliance to help ensure the interoperability of WLAN technologies with cdma2000, WCDMA, and other wireless standards supported by our solutions,' said Ed Tiedemann, SVP of engineering for Qualcomm.


'In becoming a member of the Wi-Fi Alliance, Qualcomm joins more than 200 companies from around the globe who are committed to delivering interoperable Wi-Fi solutions and ensuring a positive user experience through our Wi-Fi certified programs,' said Frank Hanzlik, Wi-Fi Alliance managing director.