Belkin out on a limb with 802.11n?

What exactly provoked the WiFi Alliance to threaten to withdraw its imprimatur from anybody who started announcing 802.11n technology? An obvious suspect has to be whoever it is who is offering "pre-N" technology, eh, Belkin? Well, it aint them. The proof? They say so. NewsWireless readers were fascinated to hear about the WiFi Alliance warnings, and asked: "Where does this sit with the Belkin product announcement, then?"

So we asked Belkin. After all, all the things they say about Wireless Pre-N products are hauntingly similar in their spec to what we would expect next year from 802.11n. "Belkin's new Pre-N products allow you to share your broadband Internet connection farther and faster than ever. They deliver up to 800% the wireless coverage and 600% the wireless speed of 802.11g networking devices - with exceptional data transfer results." And the pre-N router too...

News source: The Register

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