An IEEE 802.11 session (in-person and electronic) is planned September 10-15, 2023. PAID REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
IEEE 802.11 meetings are ongoing and held via teleconference.
Ongoing Ballots, Comment Collections and Standards
(SA) Ballot Group
IEEE SA Ballot pool formation: see SA Ballot process information.
None at present
P802.11REV-me D4.0, opens 2023-09-07, closes 2023-10-07. See myProject to vote if you are in the ballot pool.
IEEE 802.11 WG Ballots and Comment Collections:
None at present
You can import the calendar as an iCal file, or use the "Add to Google Calendar" at the bottom right of the calendar below.
Next Session and New ActivitiesThe next 802.11 Working Group in-person and electronic session will be held September 10-15, 2023. Additional teleconferences are being held to progress technical work.
The September 2023 WG11 agenda is now available.
See the Working Group session report for the recently completed July 2023 session.
NEW: IEEE 802 Wireless participants have created a spreadsheet of the frequencies for which operation is defined in 802 standards, including in the 802.11 standard.
See the document here.
Formation of an Ultra High Reliability Study Group (UHR SG) was approved during the July 2022 session. See
Slides 8 and 21 in https://mentor.ieee.org/802.11/dcn/22/11-22-0872-05-0000-july-2022-working-group-motions.pptx
The "beyond be" and related Wireless Next Generation (WNG) presentations .
The current UHR SG and WG11 approved draft Project Authorization Request and Criteria for Standards Development documents are available.
Formation of a new Integrated Millimeter Wave (IMMW) Study Group was approved in March 2023. This SG will begin its meetings in November 2023.
Formation of Topic Interest Groups for (a) Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML Use in 802.11) and (b) Ambient Power IoT Devices (AMP)
were approved at the 2022 May session, see
Slides 10 and 11 in 11-22-0597-03-0000-may-2022-working-group-motions.pptx
The Topic Interest Groups are meeting, contributions and draft TIG reports are posted in the respective document groups.
In March 2023, the 802.11 Ambient Power IoT Devices (AMP) Study Group was approved, and the AIML TIG was extended through Septermber 2023.
Recent Amendment and Standard ApprovalIEEE Std 802.11az™-2022 was published on March 3, 2023. Congratulations to the many WG11 members who participated in development of the 802.11az Standard.
IEEE P802.11bd™-2022 was published on March 10, 2023. Congratulations to the many WG11 members who participated in development of the 802.11bd Standard.
IEEE P802.11ba™-2021 was published on October 8, 2021. The 802.11ba awards were presented (electronically) at the September Interim. Congratulations to the many WG11 members who participated in development of the 802.11ba Standard.
IEEE P802.11ay™-2021 was published on July 28, 2021. The 802.11ay awards were presented (electronically) at the July 2021 Plenary. Congratulations to the many WG11 members who participated in development of the 802.11ay Standard.
IEEE Std 802.11ax™-2021 was published on May 19, 2021. The 802.11ax awards were presented (electronically) at the May 2021 Interim. Congratulations to the many WG11 members who participated in development of the 802.11ax Standard.
IEEE Std 802.11™ -2020, was published February 26, 2021. Congratulations to the many WG11 members who participated in development of the 2020 Standard. The REVmd awards were presented (electronically) at the March 2021 Plenary. Congratulations to all members who were recognized for their contributions!
The 2020 Standard incorprates previously published amendments together wth maintenance updates.
Physical awards for the above 4 standards were presented in the 2023 January meeting, see awards.
In July 2019, IEEE 802.11 hosted a Coexistence Workshop, in collaboration with 3GPP. The agenda and presentations are available.
Please see the simulation and analysis which shows that P802.11ax D3.0 satisfies the primary MAC/PHY requirements for the benchmark enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB) Indoor Hotspot test environment. See the related press release.
Access Published IEEE 802 and IEEE 802.11 Standards (free download)
The IEEE has made available IEEE 802 standards for free download. Under this program, a standard may be downloaded for free six months after the initial publication of the standard. All relevant IEEE 802.11 Standard, Amendments, and Recommended Practices are listed.
Recent liaison statements and communications are available here.
IEEE 802.11 Working Group Outgoing Liaison Statments and External
IEEE 802.11 Presentations
The former publicity standing committee (PUB SC) and other volunteers have produced presentations to describe the activities of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group. These presentations are intended to be used to explain 802.11's activities to those outside 802.11.
ACCESS TO 802 DRAFT STANDARDS
Draft standards are available from a number of sources:
- If you are a voting 802.11 member, go to the members' area and log in using the 802.11 members ID and password supplied to you by the 802.11 officers. Contact Dorothy Stanley if you have lost this. During an 802.11 session, attendees may access 802.11 draft standards from a local fileserver, regardless of their membership status.
- If you are an active member of one of the other 802 groups, you may be able to access the 802.11 members' area using the same credentials used to access your own group. If this doesn't work, ask your group's Chair to request access from the 802.11 Chair (Dorothy Stanley).
- Draft IEEE standards are, from time to time, made available for purchase using the IEEE store or Techstreet.