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IEEE 802.11-Wireless LAN

IEEE 802.11 working group manages the standards for wireless local area networks (LANs).
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IEEE 802.11 working group manages the standards for wireless local area networks (LANs). The earliest 802.11 standards are from the 1990s, when they group was working on the Wireless LAN Medium Access Control MAC and Physical Layer PHY Specifications. In 2018, they completed the standards for Information technology for telecommunications and information exchange between systems LANs and metropolitan area networks (MANs). They continue to work on enhanced V2X technology, extreme Extremely High Throughput, Enhanced Broadband, for example.  802.11 working groups also meet and coordinate with 3GPP RAN, Wi-Fi Alliance, Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), ETSI TC ITS, Car2Car Communication Consortium and IEEE 1609 Working Group, among others.

802.11 Timeline and Quick Guide show what standards the working groups are working on now and what they finished.

Some of the current working groups:

Extremely High Throughput

Enhancements for Next Generation V2X

Enhanced Broadcast Service

Light Communications

Wake Up Radio

Next Generation Positioning

High Efficiency WLAN