Huawei Technologies, LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics have become sponsor members of the Wi-Fi Alliance, and each has appointed a director to the organization’s Board. The companies join Apple, Atheros, Broadcom, Cisco, Comcast, Dell, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, Nokia, Sony Corporation, T-Mobile and Texas Instruments as sponsor members of the nearly 400-member Wi-Fi Alliance.

The Wi-Fi Alliance is a global industry group of service providers, equipment makers and software companies, devoted to the proliferation of Wi-Fi technology. Its Wi-Fi Certified product logo and testing program was launched in March 2000 and provides a widely-recognized seal of interoperability and security. The Wi-Fi Alliance has completed more than 10,000 product certifications.

New Directors joining the Wi-Fi Alliance Board are:

  • Huawei Technologies: Dr. Wen Tong, Wireless CTO, N.A. and Dr. Peiying Zhu, Senior Director, Wireless Research and Standards
  • LG Electronics: Dr. Byoung-Hoon Kim, Research Fellow (VP), and Mr. Jae-Hyung Song, Senior Research Engineer
  • Samsung Electronics: Joonho Park, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Head of Standards and Technology Enabling Team, and Rakesh Taori, Director, Standards and Technology Enabling Team.

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