Does your home wireless network run a little slow? Do you wish you could find a way to improve it without buying new hardware? Ian Beyer has some tips and tricks for you here.
In this post, Nico Stein looks at the new Wi-Fi 6 specific features found on the Cisco Catalyst Access Points. He got a deep dive into the latest on this during Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US 2019 from the inimitable Fred Niehaus. Overall Nico sees Wi-Fi 6 being more about efficiency than about maximizing throughput, something he saw reiterated in Cisco’s latest.
Gestalt News has a fresh batch of mobility news for you. In this iteration:
– Nokia bets big on IoT networking
– Qualcomm releases 802.11ax chipsets
– A look at client-side networking
Plus more great reads from the community!
Qualcomm is getting ready to bring two 802.11ax SoCs to market. The IPQ8074 SoC is designed for access points and routers, with a peak theoretical throughput of 4.8Gbps across eight 5GHz streams and four 2.4GHz streams. They’ve also got a client side SoC capable of 1.775Gbps across two streams. While not the first to announced a router SoC for 801.11ax, they’re the first I’ve seen presenting a client side option.