Yenra : Wireless : Wi-Fi Alliance : IEEE 802.11 interoperability certification

Andrew Corporation announced its membership of the Wi-Fi Alliance, a non-profit international organization that certifies the interoperability of IEEE 802.11 products and promotes them as the global, wireless LAN standard across all market segments. Andrew Corporation's range of solutions for global broadband applications includes wireless high-speed Internet, T1 replacement, and Wireless LANs.

"Defining standards and sticking to them is essential to ensure that people -- all over the world - are free to enjoy the broadband experience by being able to wirelessly connect to their networks or the Internet whether indoors or outdoors. For manufacturers of infrastructure equipment like Andrew it gives us the opportunity to work with other leading edge companies to help define the future of Wi-Fi," said Paul Cox, Group President Antenna Products, Andrew Corporation.

The Wi-Fi Alliance (formerly WECA) is a nonprofit organization formed in 1999 to certify interoperability of IEEE 802.11 products and to promote them as the global, wireless LAN standard across all market segments.