Wi-Fi Without Bounds

Wi-Fi 6 will deliver fast, responsive, more secure connectivity to make premium experiences possible.

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Intelligent Home Wi-Fi

When home Wi-Fi works smarter, you get faster, smoother content streaming, online gaming, video calls, and internet browsing. Intel’s Wi-Fi 6 solutions for home routers and gateways deliver the speed and reliability your connected home demands.

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Better Interoperability

Wi-Fi 6 can help service providers address the growing demands on home Wi-Fi by offering enhanced Wi-Fi performance and network efficiency. It needs to be deployed in the right way so that client devices and home gateways are interoperable and deliver a smooth user experience.

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Improve Wi-Fi Performance Metrics

Orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) is a key feature of 802.11ax that helps improve how efficiently the wireless spectrum is used, resulting in faster uploads and downloads and improved responsiveness—and a much better user experience.

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Related Products and Technologies

802.11ac Powered by Intel

With the right solution from Intel, your Wi-Fi performs just as remarkably as you do – easily keeping pace with your entertainment, business, and super-connected lifestyle.

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The Future of Wireless

Intel prepares for the next generation of Wi-Fi by delivering wireless solutions today. Experience faster Wi-Fi with Intel® Wireless-AC 2x2 160MHz (1733 Mbps)1 inside your devices, featuring smoother gaming and 4K UHD video streaming with more reliable connections throughout the home.

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Smart and Connected Home

Learn how Intel and its partners are making home networks faster, smarter and more secure.

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Related Resources

802.11ax includes multiple tools that work in tandem to achieve these metrics.

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Read about the new 802.11ax paper from the Wireless Broadband Alliance.

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Read what Intel’s Carlos Cordeiro has to say on how 802.11ax goes hand in hand with 5G.

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Watch what Intel’s Carlos Cordeiro has to say on how 802.11ax goes hand in hand with 5G.

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Product and Performance Information

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802.11ac 2x2 160MHz enables 1733 Mbps maximum theoretical data rates, 2X faster than standard 802.11ac 2x2 80MHz (867Mbps) and nearly 12x faster than baseline 1x1 BGN (150Mbps) Wi-Fi as documented in IEEE 802.11 wireless standard specifications, and require the use of similarly configured 802.11ac wireless network routers or better. To achieve Gigabit wireless speeds the network requires a wireless router/access point that supports 160MHz channels.