Wi-Fi ®

From NENA Knowledge Base

Wi-Fi ® is a wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide wireless high-speed internet and network connections. Wi-Fi ® is a registered trademark phrase that means IEEE 802.11x.

Related Terms:

Wi-Fi Calling

A service offering being used by some wireless carriers, cable companies, other companies, and some enterprise customers that seek to deliver voice calls over Wi‑Fi. Where the 9‑1‑1 calling is done via Wi‑Fi calling, the connectivity from the Wi‑Fi access point to the 9‑1‑1 system is comparable to connectivity from a wired broadband connection for VoIP to the 9‑1‑1 system.

Relevant NENA Documents


NENA-INF-018, NENA Non-Mobile Wireless Service Interaction Information Document