Topic: unlicensed spectrum
The MulteFire Alliance announced the completion of its Release 1.1 specification that’s optimized for IoT.
Airspan Networks—provider of the Magic Box for Sprint—has acquired Mimosa Networks for an undisclosed sum.
Kumu Networks’ new chip could be used by Wi-Fi vendors looking to use the 6 GHz band when it becomes available for unlicensed devices.
Nokia unveiled its “Future X for industries” strategy and architecture designed to drive productivity improvements across a range of industry sectors.
Ericsson is lobbying the FCC for some considerations to be given to licensed uses in the 6.425-7.125 GHz band.
Facebook is extending its rural access efforts to more countries.
The Ultra Wide Band Alliance holds “grave concerns” about the proposed power levels and impact of using the entire 6 GHz band for new unlicensed uses.
At its next open meeting on Oct. 23, the FCC will consider a notice of proposed rulemaking to allow new unlicensed uses in the 6 GHz band.
The Wi-Fi community continues to lobby regulators for more unlicensed spectrum.
Google says it has been working with Facebook to resolve concerns related to its waiver request for Project Soli.