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WiFi Basics Part 3 – 802.11ac

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Here’s Part 3 of this useful, interesting overview of WiFi standards and history …

Like 802.11n, the IEEE released a draft of the amendment before its final release. These early devices are known as “Wave 1”. Unless you 11ac router is less than a year old, it falls into this category. The final release was in January 2014 and the subsequent equipment known as “Wave 2”. The majority of this article will compare 11ac to 11n because it really is an enhancement of 11n.