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Quantenna is second chip firm to license AirTies mesh software

It is rare that two sworn WiFi technology enemies, such as Broadcom and Quantenna go ahead and license the same technology, but this week Quantenna put out a release which read pretty much the same as one Broadcom put out a few months back, namely that it has licensed the AirTies mesh for operators. It seems a small enough announcement, but what lurks behind this is a fundamental change to the way WiFi is being installed in homes by broadband operators, and at the heart of that change is likely to be a contract at one of the largest US operators or even more than one. The answer is not in the current customer list of AirTies – which in…

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