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A few years ago, I created a first Wi-Fi Security Timeline. With the new security improvements introduced last year, I thought it would be a good idea to update it. Here is the updated version of the Wi-Fi Security Timeline (click on the image to download the PDF version): This following table completes the timeline with [...]
This article presents the regulations around the use of the unlicensed 5GHz frequencies for Wi-Fi communications in Canada. It provides an update and consolidation of our previous articles and includes the changes made by ISED (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada) in 2017. We are also talking about the future outlook presented by ISED earlier this year. [...]

November 12, 2018

François Vergès

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It feels good to be able to do what you like, it feels even better when there is a purpose in doing it. That is often something I ask myself when working on different projects for different customers. Am I making a difference? Who will benefit from my work? Who am I designing or installing Wi-Fi [...]
UPDATE - MAY 2020 In may 2020, the FCC officially announced that the 6GHz frequency space will be available for unlicensed use in the US. We have contacted ISED in order to know what was the status for Canada. Here is what they told us: The is no project to free up the 6GHz frequency [...]
This infographic was inspired by the work of Nigel Bowden and Devin Akin. Nigel wrote this really good article on DFS that you can find on his website wifinigel.blogpost.com. Devin presented a really detailed webinar on DFS in partnership with Netscout. You can find the recording here. I would encourage you to go and take a look at their ressources. Note: [...]
​Free Space Path Loss (or FSPL) represents the amount of energy that a given radio wave loses as it travels through the air away from its source.  Understanding FSPL will help us understand how far a Wi-Fi signal can go. It is also widely used by Wi-Fi survey tools to predict Wi-Fi signal propagation. It is [...]
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