WiFi spec update promises to double wireless speeds

“The Wi-Fi Alliance has officially debuted the 802.11ac wave 2 standard, which promises a big leap in speed without reinventing the wheel. It doubles the bandwidth per channel, which could double your performance in good conditions. You’re more likely to hit those speeds, too. The best part? Your existing router might already support it. Numerous 802.11ac routers (like Linksys’ latest models) already support at least some aspects of wave 2 in a preliminary form, and you’ll likely only need a firmware update to use the finished standard on these devices.” Read more at engadget.

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