Broadcom Accuses Atheros of Wireless Incompatibility

By eweek  |  Posted 2003-11-17 Print this article Print

Claim Super G mode used by D-Link, NetGear interfere with other 802.11b and g networks.

Wireless chip maker Broadcom has accused rival Atheros of releasing an 802.11g chip that causes interference with other Wi-Fi networks when put into the fastest, incompatible Super G mode. The company will release its findings at Comdex. This could be a tempest in a teapot, though, because D-Link and NetGear recommend that Super G only be used at home, in a 100 percent vendor-specific environment.

Read the full story on Wi-Fi Networking News.


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