What is Wi-Fi 6? A guide to the faster future of the internet

0 Posted by - 22nd September 2019 - Technology

The sound of “802.11ax” may not shake you with excitement or even ring a bell – but whether or not you are familiar with the technical name for the latest iteration of Wi-Fi, it is coming at us.

For most people, it will be known as Wi-Fi 6. That’s because the Wi-Fi Alliance, which certifies Wi-Fi devices, has decided to make wireless networks more comprehensible to us by renaming the various versions of the standard. Instead of talking of 802.11b, which was the first iteration of Wi-Fi released in 1999, we can now say “Wi-Fi 1”.

read more at https://www.wired.co.uk/ by Daphne Leprince-Ringuet