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  1. Julio Urquidi

    News Qualcomm Unveils New Modular Wi-Fi 6E Device Family

    The Qualcomm Immersive Home Platforms (IHP) consist of four new devices designed to deliver Wi-Fi 6 and 6E Gigabit speeds in the home. Modular and compact in design, the new Immersive Home Platforms combine newer networking packet processing tech, Wi-Fi 6 and 6E, and physical design flexibility...
  2. SNB News

    Qualcomm Rolls Out Wi-Fi 6E Lineup

    Qualcomm today announced a portfolio of access point and mobile device solutions for the recently-approved 6 GHz Wi-Fi 6E band. The announcements describe two mobile device and four access point / router solutions providing a range of solutions for 6E smartphones, routers and APs, the first of...
  3. feiyeung

    Qualcomm Network Accelerator in SoC, what does it do?

    Looking through Qualcomm's SoC specification page, for example IPQ 8069 and IPQ 4069, the former mentions a Network Subsystem of Network Accelerator at 800MHz. Yet, i can barely find any info on this component on Internet. Since it's listed with a clock outside of the CPU row, i can only...
  4. N

    What is the relationship between ipq8074,ipq8078,ipq8074_002,ipq8074A and ipq8078A

    This post uses Google Translate. If you have any questions, please forgive me. Only ipq8074 can be found on the Qualcomm website, showing that its frequency is 2GHz. It is speculated that rax120 and ax89x use ipq8078, but actually use ipq8074_002. I think ipq8074 and ipq8078 are actually the...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    Qualcomm Announces Second Generation Networking Pro Series Platforms For Wi-Fi 6

    Consisting of four separate platforms, this next-gen set of Wi-Fi 6 products is supposed to improve upon earlier performance benchmarks and give a better user-experience during mass device on-boarding – particularly for dense networks and across a wide range of applications. Each of the four...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Deco M4 - Mesh Wi-Fi for the Budget Minded

    TP-Link’s new dual-band Deco M4 is a 3-node Wi-Fi system targeting customers looking for full home coverage, up to 5,500 sq. ft – per TP-Link, at an affordable price. Priced at $179.99, Deco M4 is a Qualcomm-powered AC1200 wireless system using two internal antennas per Deco unit that run at...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    EnGenius Delivers Its First 2x2 802.11ax SMB Access Point To Market

    One of two EnGenius 802.11ax APs we posted about in late 2018, the Qualcomm-powered EWS357AP will launch today, targeting SMBs wanting to journey into Wi-Fi 6 territory. The new low-profile access point will feature OFDMA, uplink and downlink of MU-MIMO, BSS coloring tags and power-saving target...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    Qualcomm’s Newest Mesh Wi-Fi Dev Kit Gets Amazon Alexa Integration

    The Qualcomm Mesh Networking Development Kit was created to facilitate integration of Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, the key component driving Amazon's portion of the smart home market. Designed to help quickly develop Alexa integrated mesh Wi-Fi systems, the new development kit adds additional...
  9. thiggins

    TP-Link Announces Two Wi-Fi 6 Routers

    TP-Link yesterday unveiled a pair of draft 802.11ax routers, both based on Broadcom's draft 11ax platform. The Archer AX6000 (shown above) and Archer AX11000 compete with draft AX products already announced by ASUS and NETGEAR, but bring some unique features to the market. The Archer AX6000 is...
  10. B

    Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 855 with 802.11ax, 802.11ay and WPA3

    Qualcomm revealed their new flagship chipset today in Hawaii aimed at the high-end phones of 2019, and it comes with a lot of firsts. The Snapdragon 855 mobile platform features Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) support, 802.11ay support in the 60GHz band and WPA3 security support, all 3 not seen before in any...
  11. thiggins

    News NETGEAR Stealthily Goes Public With Its Draft 11ax Routers

    NETGEAR today decided to let some of us write about its draft 11ax routers. Companies usually introduce new products--especially first-in-category / next-generation / top-of-line routers--with as much fanfare as they can muster. But NETGEAR is taking a different approach with its first two...
  12. B

    Qualcomm introduces their first 802.11ay 60GHz chipsets

    Qualcomm announced today their first 60GHz Wi-Fi chipsets based on the 802.11ay-draft specification. QCA64x8 series (QCA6438 and QCA6428) for fixed infrastructure and QCA64x1 series (QCA6431 and QCA6421) for mobile devices will provide 802.11ay connectivity. Qualcomm is working together with...
  13. thiggins

    Orbi Marries Alexa

    NETGEAR just announced a smart-speaker version of its popular Orbi Wi-Fi system at IFA. Orbi Voice is the first "smart speaker" to also include a fully functioning Wi-Fi system node. Its Alexa-powered features come via a four mic, two speaker audio subsystem with 35W of peak power from Harman...
  14. thiggins

    Better News About WPA3 Device Support

    (Image credit: Actiontec) The WPA3 Certification announced yesterday revealed that only one of the four mechanisms described when WPA3 was first announced earlier this year is included in the Certification. The mandatory Simultaneous Authentication of Equals (SAE) method replaces WPA2's...
  15. thiggins

    First draft 11ax AP To Ship In September

    Qualcomm and Chinese "digital solutions provider" New H3C today announced H3C's WA6628 draft 802.11ac enterprise grade access point. The WA6628 is based on Qualcomm Technologies’ IPQ8078 802.11ax chipset, which has a 5 GHz radio that supports 8 streams @ 80 MHz bandwidth or four streams with...
  16. thiggins

    TP-Link EAP225v3 AC1350 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access Point Reviewed

    The new version of TP-Link's inexpensive AC access point has a lot to like. Read on SmallNetBuilder
  17. Julio Urquidi

    WPA3 Standard To Be Implemented Across Qualcomm Product Portfolios

    Qualcomm has announced that the third-generation Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3) standard will be available on Qualcomm’s new mobile and networking infrastructure products later this year. WPA3 is seen as the next logical step in securing wireless communication. It adds enhanced cryptography...
  18. thiggins

    First Draft 11ax Gateways Move Into Japanese Homes This Month

    Updated - Qualcomm and Japanese telecom service provider KDDI and broadband equipment provider NEC Platforms announced delivery of the "world’s first commercially available draft 802.11ax carrier gateway" to Japanese subscribers this month. The BL1000HW will be used to provision KDDI's au...
  19. K

    MIPS vs ARM? Which is better?

    I am trying to decide whether or not ARM-based router systems are better than MIPS based ones? I am looking getting another system and came across the difference chipsets. Here's my setup. I have gigabit internet. We don't have cable tv. We pay for live tv Hulu, Netflix, etc. When I got my...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    Origin Wireless Announces Wi-Fi Based Position Detection For Qualcomm Mesh Networks

    Origin Wireless has announced that its TRM (Time Reversal Machine) now supports Qualcomm's Wi-Fi Mesh Platform. TRM uses two Wi-Fi devices that send and receive echoed multipath pulses within an interior space, like an office or home. The pulses are used to detect movement/location within one...