WECA Marks Growth, Challenges

Albright, Peggy
February 2001
Wireless Week;02/26/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p22
Trade Publication
Reports on the increase in the membership of the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA) as well as the challenges the group faces as it marks it second anniversary in 2001. Goals of the group for its Wi-Fi brand name; Concern on its IEEE 802.11b standard; Efforts of the group in product certification and branding process.


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