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WiFi 6 rush continues with Com Hem, Swisscom launches

In what was a no-brainer deployment, Swisscom has launched into WiFi 6 in earnest with SoftAtHome – using the French supplier’s WiFi’ON and Connect’ON technology to set the bar for next-gen 802.11ax operator gateway and access point rollouts across Europe. Com Hem in Sweden wasn’t far behind, launching a Sagemcom-made DOCSIS 3.1 gateway supporting WiFi 6. With SoftAtHome only last month unveiling a mammoth deal to port its software on the Qualcomm Networking Pro 1200 platform, specifically to lay the foundations for pairing WiFi 6 and 5G, we speculated that Qualcomm was powering Swisscom’s new Internet Box 3 gateway. However, SoftAtHome confirmed to Faultline that a Broadcom chip is installed in the new home gateway, which is claiming to be…

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