What is 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)?

Designed to address connectivity issues for high density networks, the new 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) standard improves the performance of the entire network. New features allow multiple clients to transmit simultaneously, increasing network capacity by up to 4 times compared to 802.11ac.

How does 802.11ax work?

With 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6), multiple access points in a dense environment can transmit to multiple devices using Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA), multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (MU-MIMO) technologies and BSS coloring.

Need to learn 802.11ax in a hurry?

ometimes the best way to learn about a new technology is to get the basics in a Quick Reference Guide.

Why multi-gigabit Ethernet for 802.11ax?

When deploying 802.11ax, you will be transmitting more than 1Gbps data rates. However, one bottleneck remains — the existing cabling infrastructure and the speed of the switch port that the AP is connected to. Find out what is needed.