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The latest emerging Wi-Fi standard

Learn about the newest generation of Wi-Fi: 802.11ax, also known as Wi-Fi 6. Built on the strengths of 802.11ac, 802.11ax adds flexibility and scalability that lets new and existing networks power next-generation applications.

Benefits of Wi-Fi 6

Reliability

Provides a consistent, dependable network connection for a seamless experience.

Capacity

Transmits more data to more clients than previous Wi-Fi standards, including IoT.

Bandwidth

Achieves speeds up to four times faster than 802.11ac to drive more applications.

Enhanced features

Improves battery efficiency in smartphones, tablets, and IOT devices. Better Wi-Fi coverage and support for 2.4 GHz make 802.11ax ideal for IoT devices. 

Related products

The 802.11ax standard is still emerging. However, our current solution can provide your mobile devices with industry-leading bandwidth and an overall better experience. Take a look at the wireless portfolio, including the Wireless Controllers, and the Aironet and Meraki 802.11ac Wave 2 access points.

 

802.11ax: The 6th generation of Wi-Fi

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