If the history of the previous year left you looking for better Wi-Fi at home, you're not the only one. Part of the solution could be an evolving standard called Wi-Fi 6. Here's what you have to learn.
Wi-Fi technology, much like iPhones, keeps changing and improving. No, you didn't miss the Wi-Fi 1-5, but recently the Wi-Fi alliance has switched to this more traditional naming process. In line with past models, Wi-Fi 6 is formally called 802.11ax.
Wi-Fi 6 maxes out at a huge 9.6 Gbps as opposed to the 3.5 Gbps max Wi-Fi 5 speeds and supports the router with the various devices that you and your family attach to it This new version would be faster.
That implies smartphones, TVs, desktops and laptops, tablets, thermostats, light systems, and everything else your soul wants.
Parks Associates discovered that the average number of internet-connected devices per household was about 9.1 in 2018, so this form of bandwidth is invaluable now that many are studying and working from home.
In the form of a new technology standard, Wi-Fi 6 has already launched and you can get it by buying any 802.11ax compatible unit. As well as routers from famous brands such as Netgear, Asus, and Cisco, iPhone models 11 and newer are compatible with Wi-Fi 6.
Now that the Wi-Fi 6 certification program is fully operational, with all the enhancements that make Wi-Fi 6 the improvement that it is, more devices can be checked. The new generation of WPA3 protection will be enabled by Wi-Fi 6 certified devices, including 160 MHz bandwidth-enhancing channels, 1024 QAM to send more data, multi-user, multi-input, multiple output technology to send and receive several signals at once, and much more to ensure that Wi-Fi 6 is 40 percent better than Wi-Fi 5.
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