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FCC Expands Wi-Fi with 1.2 GHz at 6 GHz

At its meeting on April 23, the FCC voted unanimously to allocate 1.2 GHz of spectrum in the 6 GHz band (i.e., between 5.925 and 7.125 GHz) for unlicensed use. “These new rules will usher in Wi-Fi 6, the next generation of Wi-Fi, and play a major role in the growth of the Internet of Things,” the FCC said in a release.

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NXP Supplies Murata with RF Front-end ICs for Wi-Fi 6 Modules

NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced it has collaborated with Murata, a system-in-package integrator for 5G mobile platforms, to deliver the industry’s first RF front-end modules designed with the latest Wi-Fi 6 standards. Together, the companies are delivering a solution that can reduce design times, improve time-to-market and save board space in next generation Wi-Fi 6 implementations. 

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