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Wi-Fi 6

The Next Evolution of Wi-Fi technology

Wi-Fi 6 Quick Facts

6th Gen

802.11ax is the 6th generation of Wi-Fi, and will be known simply as “Wi-Fi 6”

4x Capacity

The new standard will have quadruple the capacity for more devices than 802.11ac

IoT Optimized

Wi-Fi 6 supports flexible channel sizes and resource units that allow operators to offer more efficient IoT support

What is Wi-Fi 6?

Wi-Fi 6

The new generation of Wi-Fi technology, Wi-Fi 6, offers a paradigm shift at the network edge: not just faster speeds as in previous generation changes, but a shift to high-efficiency Wi-Fi for substantially improved capacity, better coverage and reduced network congestion, using key technologies such OFDMA and Uplink and Downlink MU-MIMO.

How does Wi-Fi 6 compare?

  802.11n (Wi-Fi 4) 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Frequency bands 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz 5 GHz only 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 6 GHz
Channel size (MHz) 20, 40 20, 40, 80, 80 + 80, and 160 20, 40, 80, 80 + 80, and 160
Frequency multiplexing OFDM OFDM OFDM and OFDMA

Makes your current WiFi feel like dial up

WiFi 6 routers give you true gigabit speeds for a faster connection to handle all the latest streaming, gaming, and mobile technology, even the kind that hasn’ t come along yet.

Supports even the biggest WiFi hoarders

With 4X more capacity, no matter how many devices everyone in your home uses to stream, game, and stay connected, WiFi 6 can handle it.

Range that actually goes as far as you need it

Now your router can focus more on the devices in your network, even in hard to reach places, giving you coverage that extends to all your outdoor smart lights, camera, and speakers.

Now your neighbors’ WiFi won’ t get in the way

WiFi 6 eliminates interference from nearby networks, so you’ ll always have the strongest, clearest signal to your devices.

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