Posts tagged 802.11ac

How to bring light to the Wi-Fi standard’s jungle

The newer, the better?  Technology in the network industry has evolved significantly over the last two decades. Thanks to ever-newer standards and transmission technologies, we now have stable broadband connections that deliver gigabit speeds. Fiber optics or Super Vectoring are just two examples of the latest developments. In parallel to the increased speeds in cabled […]

802.11ax: Is Europe missing the next big step in Wi-Fi?

The coming Wi-Fi standard IEEE 802.11ax is an omnipresent subject at trade fairs and is equally gaining traction in the media. The tenor is always the same: In the world of Wireless LAN, ax is the next big thing. Many see this new standard as the answer for the overcrowded radio networks of the future. […]

Why Wi-Fi Needs More Spectrum

More than thirty years ago when Wi-Fi was still a nascent technology, a limited amount of mid-band radio spectrum was available for unlicensed use. While this spectrum has only seen minor additions since then, the number of wireless devices bustling around in this limited part of the radio spectrum has skyrocketed – but