802.11r ratification boosts wireless IP telephony

Voice over Wireless Lan should enjoy better quality following IEEE ratification of the 802.11r standard which was released in July with little fanfare. Enterprises currently dissatisfied with wireless IP telephony should think again, according to the IEEE, since the 802.11r standard will allow Wi-Fi kit to roam much more quickly between access points than current 802.11a/b/g/n hardware.

Such an improvement would benefit VoIP calls being made through wireless networks, as well as video conferencing.

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