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CES 2021: How Wi-Fi 6E could triple spectrum available


By John Bugailiskis ONE REALLY ENJOYABLE PART of the digital version of CES 2021 was not having to do battle with the other 170,000 attendees for a decent Wi-Fi signal in Las Vegas. So, it was thrilling then to see a report just released by the Wi-Fi Alliance which claims “countries gaining access to all 1200 MHz of the 6 GHz band can effectively triple spectrum available to Wi-Fi.” It’s referring to the new Wi-Fi standard 6E (the “E” stands of extended), that has all the features of Wi-Fi 6, but extends into the 6 GHz frequency band. Nearly all...