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San Diego, IL, United States, 2023/08/25 - On August 21, the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) designated Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. as an Automated Frequency Coordination System Administrator (AFCSA) in Canada - Qualcomm.com. NASDAQ: QCOM
• Company is designated as world’s first approved Automated Frequency Coordination System Administrator (AFCSA) for commercial operation in Canada;
• Qualcomm® AFC System is an integral element of the Qualcomm® AFC Solution, a complete end-to-end offering set to unlock a higher-performance, longer-range version of 6 GHz operation in Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi 7 and future generations.
This designation makes Qualcomm Technologies the world’s first AFC system operator approved for commercial operation. The Qualcomm AFC System is immediately available for operation in Canada and pending FCC approval in the United States.
The Qualcomm AFC Solution, is a complete end-to-end offering built to enable 6 GHz Wi-Fi Standard Power operation. The Qualcomm AFC Solution supports location-based power optimizations for 6 GHz transmissions, is designed to enable higher Wi-Fi power levels to be used in access points indoors and outdoors and delivers higher performance and longer range while protecting existing incumbent users of the band.
Qualcomm AFC Solution’s turnkey, cost-effective and scalable implementation encompasses an access point agent and cloud system utilizing standards-defined interfaces to support interoperability across network deployments leveraging 6 GHz operation, including Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi 7, and beyond. It is available for customer device integration today across Qualcomm® Networking Pro Series and Qualcomm® Immersive Home platforms to span residential, broadband operator and enterprise market segments.
“We are excited by and applaud the approval from Canadian Innovation, Science and Economic Development,” said Ganesh Swaminathan, vice president and general manager, Wireless Infrastructure and Networking, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “With our complete AFC solution, we are positioned to deploy scalable, turnkey cloud-to-silicon services to maximize 6 GHz Wi-Fi performance. With this approval, we can now accelerate our customers’ Standard Power access point deployments in Canada and stand ready to expand to other regions.”
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