Qualcomm launches end-to-end 802.11ax Wi-Fi portfolio

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), has announced an end-to-end 802.11ax portfolio, which includes the IPQ8074 system-on-chip (SoC) for network infrastructure and QCA6290 solution for client devices, making Qualcomm Technologies the first company to announce end-to-end commercial solutions to support 802.11ax, the company said.

As Wi-Fi networks become more crowded, dense and diverse, Qualcomm Technologies´ 802.11ax solutions are designed to improve connected experiences, delivering up to 4x greater capacity to make Wi-Fi traffic more efficient, resulting in up to 4x faster user throughput and longer battery life for Wi-Fi devices*. Qualcomm Technologies expects to sample the IPQ8074 and QCA6290 in the first half of 2017.

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, engineering, research and development functions, and products and services businesses, including, QCT semiconductor business.