Wi-Fi Alliance brings Wi-Fi 6 into 6 GHz as Wi-Fi 6E

    Wi-Fi Alliance brings Wi-Fi 6 into 6 GHz as Wi-Fi 6E

    Wi-Fi Alliance brings Wi-Fi 6 into 6 GHz as Wi-Fi 6E


    Last Updated: 03 Jan 2020 at 14:58

    Wi-Fi 6E will rapidly deliver benefits in 6 GHz once available

    Wi-Fi Alliance® is introducing new terminology to distinguish forthcoming Wi-Fi 6 devices that are capable of 6 GHz operation, an important portion of unlicensed spectrum that may soon be made available by regulators around the world. Wi-Fi 6E brings a common industry name for Wi-Fi® users to identify devices that will offer the features and capabilities of Wi-Fi 6 – including higher performance, lower latency, and faster data rates – extended into the 6 GHz band. Wi-Fi 6E devices are expected to become available quickly following 6 GHz regulatory approvals, utilizing this additional spectrum capacity to deliver continuous Wi-Fi innovation and valuable contributions to consumers, businesses and economies.

    Wi-Fi is ready to utilize 6 GHz spectrum as it becomes available around the world. Wi-Fi Alliance continues to support international advocacy efforts to make this additional spectrum available to Wi-Fi users, while also protecting existing devices in the band. Wi-Fi has been recognized as a foundational technology for the Internet of Things, a necessary complement to delivering 5G, an important tool bringing communication networks to underserved areas, and a strong contributor to global economies. 6 GHz is well suited to facilitate Wi-Fi’s continued growth in these areas due to its adjacency to 5 GHz where Wi-Fi already operates, greater availability of wider channel sizes, and accessibility to clear spectrum with less interference from legacy Wi-Fi 4 or Wi-Fi 5 devices.


    Source: Wi-Fi Alliance(R) brings Wi-Fi 6 into 6 GHz | Wi-Fi Alliance
    Brink's Avatar Posted By: Brink
    03 Jan 2020


  1. Posts : 5,025
    Windows 10/11 Pro x64, Various Linux Builds, Networking, Storage, Cybersecurity Specialty.
       #1

    It's funny...

    Many people aren't even on Wireless-AC yet.

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  2. Posts : 4,163
    Windows 11 Pro, 22H2
       #2

    Very cool. Good information. Thanks for sharing this.
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