Wi-Fi 6 Launches Officially for the Next Generation of Wi-Fi

Unveiled last year in October, Wi-Fi 6 (also known as 802.11ax) launches officially today with up to 37 percent faster speeds than the previous Wi-Fi generation (802.11ac), increased bandwidth for greater performance with low latency, higher data rates for greater network capacity, as well as MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output) support for greater download performance on more devices at once. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 also supports the latest generation of Wi-Fi security, WPA3, supports orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) to increase network efficiency and deliver lower latency for both downloads and uploads in high demand environments, supports target wake time (TWT) to greatly improve battery life in Wi-Fi devices, and supports 1024 quadrature amplitude modulation mode (1024-QAM) to increases throughput in Wi-Fi devices.

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