Wireless Infrastructure Association

WIA and Wi-Fi Alliance Announce Partnership for 2021 Connect (X)

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) and Wi-Fi Alliance® today announced their partnership as part of WIA’s 2021 Connectivity Expo –Connect (X) – in Boston, August 3-6.

“We are honored to have the Wi-Fi Alliance as a partner for this year’s Connect (X),” said WIA Executive Vice President, Tim House. “The pandemic has further underscored the importance of fast, reliable connectivity. Wi-Fi plays a crucial role in providing the digital infrastructure that keeps our country online.”

Leadership from Wi-Fi Alliance will deliver a keynote address on the latest generation of Wi-Fi –Wi-Fi 6 – and Wi-Fi 6E expansion into 6 GHz.

“With strengthening global Wi-Fi 6E momentum, broader support for WPA3 security, and accelerating Wi-Fi 6 adoption across more enterprise and vertical markets expected in 2021, Wi-Fi will deliver advanced connectivity and robust security when and where users need it most,” said Kevin Robinson, Senior Vice President, Marketing of Wi-Fi Alliance. “We remain committed to our vision of connecting everyone and everything, everywhere. Our alignment on this principal of universal connectivity makes our partnership with WIA a natural fit.”

For more information on the 2021 Connectivity Expo, including details on registration and sponsorship opportunities, please visit: https://www.connectivityexpo.com/. 


About WIA
The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) represents the businesses that build, own, and operate the nation’s wireless infrastructure. On the federal, state, and local levels, WIA advocates for the widespread, responsible deployment of wireless infrastructure to enable mobile broadband access for communities everywhere.

Contact: Amy-Gabrielle Bartolac | Public Affairs Manager
703-621-0527 | Amy-Gabrielle.Bartolac@wia.org