Qualcomm debuts Wi-Fi 7 networking Pro Series

May 06, 2022 | 11:42
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. on May 4 announced Wi-Fi 7 Networking Pro Series, the world's most scalable commercial Wi-Fi 7 platform.
Qualcomm debuts Wi-Fi 7 networking Pro Series

Building upon the multi-generation legacy of the Qualcomm Networking Pro Series platforms, the products combine Wi-Fi 7 features with Qualcomm Technologies’ intelligent multi-channel management technologies to improve speeds, lower latency, and enhance network utilisation for users of Wi-Fi 6/6E devices while offering game-changing throughput and incredibly low latency for the next generation of Wi-Fi 7 client devices.

Nick Kucharewski, senior vice president and general manager, Wireless Infrastructure and Networking, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. said, “Qualcomm Technologies has enabled the era of 10 Gbps Wi-Fi with our first customer deliveries of the Wi-Fi 7 Networking Pro Series. Combining support for the latest Wi-Fi 7 innovations with our unique product architecture, the platform enables solutions ranging from whole-home mesh to connectivity networks for large public venues. With this product line, we anticipate a new class of customer systems for both today’s applications and the emerging Wi-Fi 7 ecosystem.”

Sean Harris, president and CMO of eero said, "We are proud to connect with Qualcomm Technologies to deliver advanced wireless networking solutions. Qualcomm's suite of Wi-Fi networking products helps us offer the latest technology and a broad portfolio to our retail, professional installer, homebuilder, and internet service provider customers in 19 countries around the world.”

Now the Qualcomm Networking Pro Series, Gen3 is being sampled and available to global development partners.

This third generation of the Qualcomm Networking Pro Series sets new industry benchmarks for networking platform performance. The family enables systems with a peak aggregate wireless capacity of 33 Gbps and point-to-point connections exceeding 10 Gbps. With advanced features for interference detection and multilink operation, the Wi-Fi 7 Network Pro Series enables deterministic low latency across challenging shared wireless environments, enabling application performance rivalling the private spectrum.

Qualcomm debuts Wi-Fi 7 networking Pro Series

The products can support high-speed low latency wireless backhaul for home mesh Wi-Fi and enterprise infrastructure with reliable performance even in the presence of neighbouring interference. When combined with high-performance internet access such as 5G fixed-wireless access or 10G PON fibre, customers can experience immersive connected experiences including high resolution videoconferencing, AR/VR, and high-performance cloud gaming.

As with previous generations, these third-generation Qualcomm Networking Pro Series platforms are custom designed to ensure customers’ quick time-to-market in a wide range of connectivity solutions. The highly scalable platform architecture leverages a common software and hardware development approach to deliver a range of globally relevant configurations, each supporting optimised multiband channel utilisation schemes to address varied regional spectrum availability. Customers can select from a breadth of platforms, whether targeting enterprises, small- and medium-sized businesses, carrier gateways, prosumer mesh, or home deployments.

By Bich Thuy

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