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5 Things to Know About Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

5 Things to Know About
Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

5 Things to Know About Wi-Fi 6 and 5G
1

Both Wi-Fi 6 and 5G are built from
the same foundation

Immersive
Experience

Support new
applications
and use cases
cloud

IoT at Scale

Support explosion
of access, traffic
and devices

High Throughput

|

Low latency

|

High Capacity

They both provide higher data rates to support new
applications and increases in network capacity with the ability
to connect more users and devices.

2

They will co-exist and work better
together to support different use cases

Both 5G and Wi-Fi 6 bring a promise of dramatically better performance to consumers, mobile workers and organizations.

A Day in the life! Uninterrupted wireless access while...

Home

At Home

Driving

Driving

Office

At the office

Outside

Outside

Working remotely

Working remotely

3

Wi-Fi 6 will continue to be the
access choice for indoor networks

With improvements in speed, latency, and higher density of connected devices, Wi-Fi 6 is ideal for indoor enterprise networks.

Indoor

It’s also an ideal system in areas where access points will serve more users, such as stadiums and convention centers.

Stadiums or
Convention centers

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4

5G will be the designated
choice for outdoor networks

5G hasn’t fully rolled out yet. However, the early businesses cases, which include fixed wireless (broadband backhaul), connected cars, drones and smart cities make it the preferred method for outdoor networks.

5g
5

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G expand opportunities
for digitization across all industries

Both Wi-Fi 6 and 5G offer exciting opportunities to connect more mission critical IoT devices reliably via wireless.

152K

number of connected
IoT devices per
second by 2025*
Manufacturing Energy

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G will also offer enhanced mobile broadband for immersive experience via augmented and virtual reality.

12X

increase in AR/VR
traffic between
2017 and 2022**
Retail Education
Healthcare

*IDC

**Cisco Visual Networking Index Complete Forecast Update, 2017-2022

Visual Networking Index Complete Forecast Update, 2017-2022

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G introduce the new era of wireless access. Their convergence enables organizations to do business anywhere while increasing productivity and offering the best user experience

Wifi 6