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Asus Rides The 2nd Wave Of 802.11ac Atop It's New Wi-Fi Router

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    Asus rides the 2nd Wave of 802.11ac atop its new Wi-Fi router ? Tech News and Analysis (click for full article)

    by Kevin Fitchard - Jan. 5, 2014

    SUMMARY: Asus claims its new router is the first with Wave 2 802.11ac chip developed by gigabit wireless specialist Quantenna. The access point boosts potential Wi-Fi capacity to 1.7 Gbps and creates a more efficient network.


    -- Asus unveiled a new 802.11ac router at CES in Las Vegas on Sunday. I know, big whoop right? The newest and fastest Wi-Fi technology has been on the market for over a year - 802.11ac has already taken off in the enterprise and home router market, and it's showing up in a growing number of laptops and even some smartphones. What's so special about this Asus router?


    The RT-AC87U contains an advanced Quantenna chipset, making it the first commercially available router to support Wave 2 of 802.11ac. That chip only boosts Wi-Fi speeds to an impressive potential 1.7 Gbps.


    Read more at: http://gigaom.com/2014/01/05/asus-rides-the-2nd-wave-of-802-11ac-atop-its-new-wi-fi-router/
     
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