New Regional Prepaid Service Coming to Wal-Mart
U.S. Cellular and Alltel today announced a new alliance to expand Alltel's U Prepaid brand to U.S. Cellular's footprint. The no-contract prepaid service will be sold in Wal-Mart stores in each carrier's coverage area, including communities across 18 states. The initial phone lineup will include the Samsung Repp Android phone, plus the LG Attune, LG Saber, and Samsung Chrono. The service will use Alltel and U.S. Cellular's networks, but also offer nationwide free roaming service.
Google to Provide Android to Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi Cars
Sep 18, 2018
Google has partnered with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, which plans to embed the Android operating system in cars starting in 2021. The Alliance will add Android to its cars' dashboard navigation system.
WiFi 6 Promises to Make WiFi Standards Easier to Understand
Oct 3, 2018
The WiFi Alliance today announced WiFi 6, a new name and release for the wireless networking standard that the Alliance hopes will clarify which devices can work together to offer the best experience. WiFi 6 is based on the 802.11ax spec.
Sprint, Delta, Others Aim to Bring Broadband to the Big Blue Sky
Feb 26, 2018
A handful of companies have banded together with the goal of bringing real broadband to airplane passengers. The founding members of the Seamless Air Alliance include Sprint, Delta, Airbus, OneWeb, and Airtel.
WPA3, Next-Generation Security for WiFi, Is Here
Jun 26, 2018
The WiFi Alliance today launched WiFi Certified WPA3, its fully updated security protocol for WiFi. The Alliance first announced WPA3 in January.
WiFi Alliance to Start Certifying WiGig Gear
Oct 24, 2016
The WiFi Alliance today said much faster WiFi is coming to smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other gear starting next year. The organization announced the WiFi Certified WiGig program, which will ensure compatibility between various WiFi technologies.