-- Highly Integrated Solution Coupled with Key 802.11ax Features, Bluetooth 5.1 Standard, Advanced WPA3 Security Features and Proprietary Enhancements Delivers Unparalleled Performance, Security and Time-to-Market Advantages --SAN DIEGO, Feb. 21, 2018 — (PRNewswire) — Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., today introduced the industry's first integrated 2x2 802.11ax-ready solution for smartphones, tablets and notebooks, bringing the most critical features of 11ax to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in advance of full standardization and certification. The new Qualcomm Technologies' WCN3998 solution for client devices will significantly increase security through support of the WPA3 security protocol, making Qualcomm the first company to implement advance security features in 11ax solutions. The WCN3998 will also enhance the Wi-Fi experience, by doubling the network throughput and reducing Wi-Fi power consumption by up to 67 percent, as compared to previous generation 11ac Wave-2 solutions.
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