WiFi 6, also known as 802.11ax, is the latest version of the Wi-Fi standard. It offers several benefits over previous Wi-Fi standards, including:

  1. Faster Speeds: WiFi 6 is designed to deliver faster speeds than previous Wi-Fi standards. It achieves this through a combination of technologies, including MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output) and OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access). These technologies enable more efficient use of available bandwidth, resulting in faster speeds and better performance, especially in crowded environments.
  2. Improved Range: WiFi 6 also offers better range than previous Wi-Fi standards. This is achieved through improved beamforming technology, which enables the router to focus the signal directly on the device, rather than broadcasting it in all directions. This results in stronger and more reliable connections, even at greater distances.
  3. Increased Capacity: WiFi 6 is designed to support more devices simultaneously than previous Wi-Fi standards. This is achieved through the use of OFDMA, which allows multiple devices to share a single channel, reducing the amount of interference between devices and improving overall network efficiency.
  4. Better Battery Life: WiFi 6 includes a feature called Target Wake Time (TWT), which allows devices to conserve battery life by scheduling their transmissions to the router. This means that devices can remain in a low-power state for longer periods, resulting in improved battery life.
  5. Improved Security: WiFi 6 includes several security improvements over previous Wi-Fi standards. For example, it requires the use of WPA3 encryption, which provides stronger protection against hacking and unauthorized access.

In summary, WiFi 6 offers faster speeds, improved range, increased capacity, better battery life, and improved security over previous Wi-Fi standards.

As more and more devices become Wi-Fi enabled, WiFi 6 is becoming increasingly important for ensuring fast, reliable, and secure wireless connectivity.

If you want to talk techie or take advantage of Wi-Fi 6 in your property, please contact us on 0345 505 1760 / info@promediasolutions.co.uk

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