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Our Wi-Fi 7 module WN170-GL was introduced in 2023, supporting 5.8Gbps download speed and low-latency connectivity. Explore the future of wireless connectivity.

What Defines Wi-Fi 7 Technology in Fibocom's WN170-GL Module?

Wi-Fi 7 technology represents the latest revolution in wireless communication, and Fibocom's WN170-GL module stands at the forefront of this advancement. But what exactly is Wi-Fi 7, and how does it redefine connectivity in IoT and smart devices?

Wi-Fi 7, also known as IEEE 802.11be, is a cutting-edge standard that promises to deliver higher data rates, improved capacity, and reduced latency. The WN170-GL module leverages Wi-Fi 7's full potential to facilitate seamless, high-speed connections, which are essential for the ever-growing demands of data-intensive applications.

Key Features of Fibocom's Wi-Fi 7 Module:

Enhanced Data Rates: The WN170-GL module's support for the 320 MHz channel bandwidth of Wi-Fi 7 translates into download speeds up to 5.8 Gbps. This marks a significant leap from its predecessors, enabling ultra-fast internet without bottlenecks.

Low Latency Operations: Critical for applications such as cloud gaming, real-time analytics, and augmented reality, Wi-Fi 7's reduced latency ensures a smoother, more responsive user experience.

Greater Capacity: The module's ability to handle more devices simultaneously without compromising on performance is a game-changer for IoT environments with multiple connected devices.

The Impact of Wi-Fi 7 on IoT and Beyond:

The introduction of Wi-Fi 7 technology in modules like the WN170-GL is set to transform various sectors by supporting more reliable and efficient wireless connections. Industries ranging from manufacturing to healthcare stand to benefit from IoT devices with advanced Wi-Fi capabilities, enabling smarter and more autonomous operations.

The Role of WN170-GL in Advancing Connectivity:

Fibocom's WN170-GL module isn't just about speed; it's about empowering devices to connect intelligently and interact seamlessly within the IoT ecosystem. This module is a critical component in the future of smart homes, autonomous vehicles, and industrial automation, where continuous, high-bandwidth communication is non-negotiable.


As Fibocom leads the charge into the future with its Wi-Fi 7 module, the WN170-GL, the landscape of wireless communication is on the brink of a new era. With the engineering sample set to be available in Q4 2023, the industry eagerly anticipates the enhanced capabilities that Wi-Fi 7 will bring to IoT and smart devices. Fibocom's commitment to innovation continues to pave the way for a hyper-connected world, promising an unprecedented wireless experience for all.

Fibocom Debuts the Wi-Fi 7 Module WN170-GL at Broadband World Forum 2023

With the popularity of FWA(Fixed Wireless Access) devices among homes and enterprises, the pursuit of unleashing the potential of unlimited speed performance with 5G and Wi-Fi combination never stops. During Broadband World Forum 2023, Fibocom debuts the Wi-Fi 7 module WN170-GL with key performance in supporting incomparable 5.8Gbps download speed and jitter-free latency, delivering blazing-fast wireless experience for FWA scenarios.

Paris, France – October 26th 2023 – Fibocom (Stock code: 300638), a global leading provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, debuts the groundbreaking Wi-Fi 7 module WN170-GL featuring multiple key advancements in optimized network usage, next-level speed performance, and elevated overall performance. The state-of-the-art Wi-Fi 7 module is set to provide superior wireless connections for smart home devices and enterprise-level terminals.

Coupled with the Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 7800 WCN7851, the WN170-GL is a highly integrated module ready for 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be and compliant with Bluetooth 5.3 standard. Packaged in LGA form factor design, the Wi-Fi 7 module adopts multiple innovations and enhancements in the support of MU-MIMO (Multi-user MIMO) and 4K QAM (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation) modulation scheme, with the capacity to pack more data into each signal thus offering striking data throughput and assuring the lag-free wireless connectivity. In terms of channel bandwidth, the WN170-GL supports MLO (Multi-Link Operation), allowing maximum flexibility in DBS (Dual-band Simultaneous) operations such as 2.4GHz + 5GHz and 2.4GHz + 6GHz. Furthermore, WN170-GL is equipped with a closed-loop power detector and low-power PCIe interface to achieve low-power and high-speed data transmission.

By utilizing the merits of Wi-Fi 7 innovations, the 5G FWA industry will be able to unlock the next-level wireless experience for smart home devices and enterprise-level terminals. Fibocom provides the industry-first 5G + Wi-Fi 7 module solution by integrating the 5G Sub-6GHz module FG190 and Wi-Fi 7 module WN170-GL, helping FWA customers to build up the top-quality wireless devices such as CPE, router, mobile hot-spot etc.

5G FWA device is transforming as the ‘Hub’ with the pivotal role in enabling the Gigabit wireless access in both indoor and outdoor scenarios, and the introduction of Wi-Fi 7 module WN170-GL is crucial to unleash the next-level wireless experience combined with the Fibocom 5G module solution. Fibocom is confident in offering the industry-leading 5G + Wi-Fi 7 solution and bringing smoother video conferencing, virtual collaboration, and lag-free streaming for a wide range of industry customers worldwide.

Engineering sample of Wi-Fi 7 module WN170-GL will be available in 2023Q4.

Related Topics: #5G FWA #Wi-Fi 7
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