Qualcomm Expects Atheros To Be Rolled Out Smoothly On Next-Gen WiFi

Posted Feb 23, 2012

Qualcomm Atheros is expecting that the next-generation of WiFi wireless networking will roll out in a smoother manner than the past industry transitions according to VentureBeat. Qualcomm president of Internet services and SVP Rob Chandhok said in an interview that the 802.11ac technoloy will likely see a simultaneous rollout for both access point chips and end-use devices. The first wireless networking 802.11ac chip sets are expected to debut late this year or early next year. ?The adoption is going to be much faster once it?s ready,? stated Chandhok. ?We?re going to drive this into the market.?