Wi-Fi Alliance® applauds RAY BAUM Act

Austin, TX and Washington D.C. – March 6, 2018 – Wi-Fi Alliance® congratulates the House of Representatives on the passage of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reauthorization bill, known as the RAY BAUM Act (The Act). The Act includes important provisions from the Senate-passed Mobile Now Act, including identification of additional spectrum for unlicensed use, and recognizes the importance of Wi-Fi® in delivering 5G connectivity to all Americans. These provisions will help ensure U.S. leadership in wireless innovation as we advance into an era of next generation connectivity.  Wi-Fi Alliance applauds the bipartisan effort on this legislation and looks forward to its enactment into law.


About Wi-Fi Alliance®
Wi-Fi Alliance® is the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. Members of our collaboration forum come together from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem with the shared vision to connect everyone and everything, everywhere, while providing the best possible user experience. Since 2000, Wi-Fi Alliance has completed more than 40,000 Wi-Fi certifications. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, backward compatibility, and the highest industry-standard security protections in place. Today, Wi-Fi carries more than half of the internet’s traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications. Wi-Fi Alliance continues to drive the adoption and evolution of Wi-Fi, which billions of people rely on every day.

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