Skip to comments.New wi-fi standard triples connectivity speeds
Posted on 06/29/2016 8:32:48 PM PDT by Utilizer
The Wi-Fi Alliance standards body has added new features to its 802.11ac specification that promise up to three times the speed of existing wi-fi devices and the potential to move data faster than wired, gigabit ethernet local area networks.
Named Wi-Fi Certified ac, the new specification add-ons include multi-user multiple input multiple output (MU-MIMO) radio aerial technology. This allows more devices to connect to the wi-fi access point and send and receive simultaneously for better throughput and responsiveness, an important consideration in enterprise and events settings.
Older wi-fi access points manage connections in a round-robin fashion, with only one device able to communicate at a time.
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Only if the technology proves itself, which remains to be seen.
Not sure who maintains the hardware ping list, but this is at least partially a ‘doze concern so pinging you to see if you have any ideas about who else might be interested in this.
Dont expect price breaks.
*laugh* Never do! *grin*
But hopefully it might help others eventually down the line.
One would hope. :)
And still have the most expensive and slowest in the world. It’s stunning that Thailand pays 15 dollars a month for speed higher then our fastest. And no data limits for cell phone nonsense. We get so screwed here by corporations. And we think they are great. How stupid!
3 weeks and I should have a 200 megabit fiber connection. Looking forward to this wireless standard. (Gigabit will be available, but pricey.)
We dont need high speed for FR why does anything over 100Mbits /sec even matter. Who needs to download than most servers will ever provide bandwidth. most max at 3MB/sec
I would not say “the slowest” at all.
Having had to deal with astoundingly poor internet connections beyond what you would possibly believe when I was forced to undertake the solutions of some problems that transcended national boundaries...
No, not the worst at all. Granted, it is not the best that could be possible given the best of all worlds, but really. What country realistically provides the perfect internet accessibility and speed hookup when all is said and done?
We can hope for more, but we also have to be realistic about it.
It’s rather like your local Dick Smith store being expected to provide you with expert help when you purchase a new High-Definition Video Centre.
You could wish for it to be much better, but in real life you get what is readily available at the time.
Centurylink could ruin anything.
Sure thing, mate. ShadowAce is our general "Tech Ping" owner, but as you might know, he was recently in a severe cycle accident and is quite broken up http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3442964/posts. Send up a recovery prayer if you haven't already, and let's see if ShadowAce can give us guidance on how best to ping this one.
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