Subscribers constantly demand faster internet. With every member of the family consuming bandwidth such as online games, video streaming, and additional devices, there is a need for much higher throughput speeds and simultaneous connections to multiple devices.
According to Telecompetitor, WiFi is considered critical for consumers across the globe with the economic value expected to be $3.3 trillion this year, including $1 trillion in the U.S. Work connectivity wasn’t the only issue. According to the report, streaming TV/films (43%), social media (33%), and online shopping (22%) tended to have the most connectivity issues, prompting many users to purchase additional mobile data.
The next generation of WiFi which is known as 11ax or WiFi 6 features 1024-QAM provides high-throughput in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band, and supports MU-MIMO & Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) to improve the channel capacity and efficiency for enabling more clients to access the AP. In short, WiFi 6 is not just boosting the speed but improves the network even when a multitude of devices are connected. Let us say a family of five using their devices at the same time, those devices can take a toll on the network and the network can slow down.
The new WiFi 6 solutions will enable service providers to provide subscribers faster speed, greater capacity, and higher efficiency.
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