Universitat Pompeu Fabra
What will Wi-Fi be in 2030? As hordes of data-hungry devices challenge its current capabilities, the IEEE strikes again with 802.11be while also paving the way for its successor: 802.11bn. These brand-new amendments promise a (r)evolution of unlicensed wireless connectivity as we know it, unlocking access to gigabit, reliable, and low-latency communications. With the development of Wi-Fi 7 underway and the standardization of Wi-Fi 8 about to kick off, we will discuss the must-have features to make wireless the new wired.