802.11ac Solution


Wave 2 takes your kingdom beyond its realm

Become the Wizard of Wireless. Boost your performance and provide a better user experience for your customers and organization. Cisco can help. (1:35 min)

Why you need to upgrade to 802.11ac Wave 2 now


Significantly boost performance

Greater scale and coverage help you connect an ever-increasing number of devices more reliably.


Provide a better user experience

Improve customer service and employee experiences. Get faster connections and longer device battery life.


Support applications effectively

Get the performance you need for video, collaboration, and other business-critical applications.


Prepare for a digital network

Use the network to speed business processes and introduce services that drive revenue and productivity.

Where you can use 802.11ac Wave 2



Customize individual learning. Serve more users on a wide range of devices with higher speeds and throughput.



Elevate customer service. Encourage guests to engage with your brand and simplify their experience.



Build brand loyalty and revenue with fast wireless and an easily maintained infrastructure.



Give doctors and administrators access to patient data and what they need to do their job effectively.

Deploying the world’s largest wireless network


"This project has fully demonstrated the characteristics of wireless networks of being simple, convenient, and fast."

Zhang Feng Director,
Network Center, China University of Geosciences at Wuhan

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What's inside the 802.11ac solution


Wireless access points

Cisco is dedicated to delivering the world’s most versatile and reliable wireless network. We offer advanced indoor, outdoor, and cloud-managed wireless access points.

Indoor | Outdoor and industrial | Cloud-managed


Wireless LAN controllers

Our controllers support small and large network deployments with flexible models, including new virtualization options. See the Wireless Selector Tool and the Comparison Tool for more information.


Cisco Catalyst Multigigabit Switching

Cisco Catalyst multigigabit technology prepares your access switches for future innovations. It delivers speeds beyond 1 gigabit on existing Category 5e cables.


Wireless services

Let our experts put technology to work for you. We can help you meet your business goals and improve your results.

Wireless Optimization Service | All wireless services

Featured technology

Flexible Radio Assignment

Flexible Radio Assignment

Automatically optimize your network and improve mobile experiences in high-density environments.

New high-speed access points

See how the Cisco Aironet 2800 and 3800 Series meet the demand for more flexibility and capacity.

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News and events

Intro to 802.11ac Wave 2

Intro to 802.11ac Wave 2

Cisco and 802.11ac Wave 2, a beautiful synergy

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Mobility beyond Wave 2

Mobility beyond Wave 2

See how Cisco’s newest high-speed access points take Wi-Fi even further.

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Handle the deluge with ease

Handle the deluge with ease

See what our "No Strings Attached" show says about Flexible Radio Assignment.

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How to sell 802.11ac Wave 2

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