Prepare for the next generation of wifi innovation Wi-fi 6 will be showing up on devices from one year from now. Wi-Fi is something we as a whole utilize every single day, however with insane names, for example, 802.11n and 802.11ac, it very well may be hard to recall which standard is superior to another. At the point when the next generation of Wi-Fi arrives it’ll pass by a considerably less difficult name Wi-Fi 6.
“For nearly two decades, Wi-Fi users have had to sort through technical naming conventions to determine if their devices support the latest Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi Alliance is excited to introduce Wi-Fi 6, and present a new naming scheme to help industry and Wi-Fi users easily understand the Wi-Fi generation supported by their device or connection,” said Wi-Fi Alliance CEO Edgar Figueroa in a release.
Older generations of Wi-Fi are as follows;
802.11b is now Wi-Fi 1(1999)
802.11a is now Wi-Fi 2 (1999)
802.11g is now Wi-Fi 3(2003)
802.11n is now Wi-Fi 4(2009)
802.11ac is now Wi-Fi 5(2014)
WiFi Alliance has embraced the numbers to enable clients to know whether the gadget or router they are obtaining is updated. Wifi guidelines, and also an entire host of different electronics standards, are overseen by the IEEE( The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). In particular, IEEE 802 alludes to local area network, and 802.11 spotlights on wireless LAN.
Wi-Fi 6 will support 8K video streaming, gave your web provider will give you access to adequate download speeds in any case. You just won’t have the capacity to get the quickest speeds until the point when everything is Wi-Fi 6 empowered.
The prior version of the Wi-Fi will likewise be alluded with their less complex names from now onwards. We would urge you to quit utilizing the 802.11 terminology a long time before the due date, guaranteeing a quick and easy change into Wi-Fi bedlam.