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Navigating Wi-Fi 7: A Deep Dive into Next-Gen Advancements

Tue, September 12, 2023 - Wed, September 20, 2023
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Wi-Fi 7 is just around the corner. Along with its technological enhancements and promised improvements come just as many implementation and testing challenges. This webinar series discusses legacy Wi-Fi and explores Wi-Fi 7's advancements through a testing system overview and key feature introduction.

Session 1:
Tuesday, September 12, 2023; 11A EDT/4P BST
Wednesday, September 13, 2023; 10A SGT

We first take a look at features encompassing 4096 QAM, new preamble design, 320 MHz bandwidth, Multi RU for concurrent users, and enhanced QoS. This includes Wi-Fi 7's latency improvements and Restricted Service Periods for latency assurance. We’ll end with a demo of latency histograms.

Session 2:
Tuesday, September 19, 2023; 11A EDT/4P BST
Wednesday, September 20, 2023; 10A SGT

We’ll continue with additional QoS features such as Restricted TWT and Triggered P2P Transmission, then shift focus to Multi-Link Operation, detailing architecture, reliability vs. latency trade-offs, Multi-Link Discovery types, channel access, and performance. MLD contrasts legacy methods, covering association and security setup.

This webinar series serves as a concise guide for Wi-Fi enthusiasts, spotlighting its revolutionary features and testing insights for future wireless technology. It closes with a quick overview of Spirent’s Octobox testbeds and software with REST API and ScriptManager integration.



Featured Speakers

Janne Linkola

Principal Product Manager

Steve Shearer

Principal Architect, Wi-Fi