Talk:Wi-Fi

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edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wi-Fi:


Here are some tasks awaiting attention:
  • Add a section called "Operation" or some such, describing how Wi-Fi works, possibly to the 802.11 page instead Jeh (talk) 19:26, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Refactor content between this and the 802.11 page. Arguably, 802.11 is the underlying mechanism while Wi Fi is just a licensed trademark and the name of an industry organization. Jeh (talk) 19:26, 24 December 2011 (UTC)

References

  1. ^ Kobo manual

Freedom Towers[edit]

I would like to address the technology of the "Freedom Towers" mentioned by the Free Network Foundation for Americans in tent cities. Specifications may be a bit of a project, anyone interested in helping? Twillisjr (talk) 19:43, 9 July 2017 (UTC)

Monitor Mode[edit]

Some reference about technical details of different operating modes such as Monitor mode is missing — Preceding unsigned comment added by 31.4.179.65 (talk) 06:47, 30 April 2018 (UTC)

11 Wireless Security[edit]

The final sentence outlines one example of a network intrusion and appears to be an odd inclusion. Should it be reworded or removed? Andmark (talk) 00:20, 25 May 2018 (UTC)

WiFi 6 (new designation naming scheme)[edit]

FYI - the Wi-Fi Alliance has announced a new designation naming scheme.

  • Wi-Fi 6 to identify devices that support 802.11ax technology.
  • Wi-Fi 5 to identify devices that support 802.11ac technology.
  • Wi-Fi 4 to identify devices that support 802.11n technology.

https://www.wi-fi.org/news-events/newsroom/wi-fi-alliance-introduces-wi-fi-6

https://www.wi-fi.org/news-events/newsroom/wi-fi-alliance-introduces-wi-fi-certified-wpa3-security

SbmeirowTalk • 18:31, 3 October 2018 (UTC)

"WiFi" not to be used as an alternative to "Wi-Fi"[edit]

In the Wi-Fi#Etymology section:

The name is sometimes written as WiFi, Wifi, or wifi, but these are not approved by the Wi-Fi Alliance.

But at the very beginning of the article, we synonymize Wi-Fi with WiFi, even though the latter is not conformant to the trademark. We should only endorse the official spelling rather than the popular (incorrect?) spelling. Longbyte1 (talk) 14:32, 6 October 2018 (UTC)