Wi-Lan technology OK'd by FCC

May 2001
RCR Wireless News;5/14/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p2
Trade Publication
Reports that the United States Federal Communications Commission authorized the use of wideband-Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing technology by Wi-Lan Inc. in the unlicensed 2.4 gigahertz frequency band. Previous denial of the original certification application of the company.


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