Airgo Networks

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Airgo Networks
Type Subsidiary
Founded May 2001
Headquarters Palo Alto, California, USA
Key people Greg Raleigh
Products WLAN
Parent Qualcomm
Website www.qca.qualcomm.com

Airgo Networks (formerly Woodside Networks), is a Palo Alto, California-based company specializing in the development of multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless technology. Founded in 2001, Airgo is a lead proponent of the 802.11n standard.

Greg Raleigh, president and CEO, was also a founder, president, and CEO of Clarity Wireless, now owned by Cisco Systems. Raleigh has filed many patents and holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

On December 4, 2006, Qualcomm announced that it would acquire Airgo Networks for an undisclosed amount. Airgo is now owned by Qualcomm, although still located in Palo Alto, while Qualcomm's headquarters is in San Diego.

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