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  1. Julio Urquidi

    News Qualcomm Unveils New Modular Wi-Fi 6E Device Family

    The Qualcomm Immersive Home Platforms (IHP) consist of four new devices designed to deliver Wi-Fi 6 and 6E Gigabit speeds in the home. Modular and compact in design, the new Immersive Home Platforms combine newer networking packet processing tech, Wi-Fi 6 and 6E, and physical design flexibility...
  2. Julio Urquidi

    News CommScope Releases Wi-Fi 6 Gateways For Service Providers

    Both new CommScope gateways target service providers wanting to deliver updated networking services to their subscribers. The two Touchstone series gateways, the TG9452 and DG9450, are DOCSIS 3.1 cable gateways serving up to 5Gbps downstream and 1Gbps upstream. Aside from being 4x4 dual-band...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    News Netgear Introduces Wi-Fi 6 To Its Nighthawk Pro Gaming Family

    The AX5400 Nighthawk XR1000 is the first Wi-Fi 6 Netgear gaming router to be released powered by Netduma’s DumaOS 3.0. The newly updated OS adds networking features like Geo Fencing, Ping Heatmap, Connection Benchmark, Traffic Controller and QoS to the 1.5 GHz triple-core powered router designed...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    News NETGEAR Releases Wi-Fi 6 Business-Class Orbi Tri-Band Mesh System

    NETGEAR has expanded its Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Mesh System to the Orbi line of wireless products with an AX6000 Wi-Fi system that targets small businesses needing simplified wireless solutions. Initially available in a two-node kit (one router and one satellite), NETGEAR will also be releasing a...
  5. Jayce Ooi

    [Review] Asus RT-AX56U

    Author's Note: The original review can be found at my blog - Asus RT-AX56U Review @ JayceOoi.com. Meet the most budget Wi-Fi 6 router from Asus. RT-AX56U is powered by 1.5GHz quad-core processor. Supports both MU-MIMO and OFDMA technology. Loaded with AiProtection Pro network security powered...
  6. thiggins

    Broadcom Announces Wi-Fi 6E Mobile Device

    Broadcom today announced a draft 802.11ax client device to support the as yet unapproved 6 GHz extension of unlicensed Wi-Fi spectrum (aka Wi-Fi 6E). The BCM4389 is a two-stream mobile device, intended to replace its BCM4375 that is currently used in Samsung's Galaxy S10 and Apple's iPhone 11...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    EnGenius Announces New EnSky Wi-Fi 6 Outdoor Access Point

    Encased in an IP67-rated dust and water-resistant enclosure, the EnSky series EWS850AP is a business-class Wi-Fi 6 access point designed for heavily congested outdoor environments. Running on a Qualcomm Networking Pro 400 quad-core processor, the dual-band EWS850AP uses four spatial streams and...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    News CES 2020: Celeno CL8000 Series Gets Wi-Fi 6E Support

    Wi-Fi device maker Celeno announced it is adding 6 GHz band support to its Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) CL80xx product line, currently available in 4, 6 and 8 stream configurations. With maximum wireless rates reaching 6 Gbps, the new devices support draft 802.11ax features such as OFDMA, DL MU-MIMO...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    News CES 2020: Broadcom Releases Wi-Fi 6E Access Point Solutions Samples To Customers

    Broadcom got ahead of itself and the Wi-Fi industry today with its announcement of eight AP devices that support the draft 802.11ax standard in the 6 GHz band, which has recently been dubbed Wi-Fi 6E by the Wi-Fi Alliance. The FCC has not yet released the the new spectrum for unlicensed use. If...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: Linksys Adds 5G, Expands Wi-Fi 6 Product Lines

    Belkin / Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) returned to CES with a new portfolio of Linksys-branded 5G routers and hotspots and some additions to its Wi-Fi 6 router lines. Not many details were given, but here are the 5G devices: Linksys 5G Mobile Hotspot – Aside from 5G, the new Mobile...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: Arris Adds Wi-Fi 6 Tri-Band Mesh To Surfboard Line-Up

    Arris' SURFboard mAX AX6600 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 system is a less expensive member of its Wi-Fi 6 SURFboard mAX mesh system family, joining the SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System (AX11000) and SURFboard mAX Plus Mesh Wi-Fi 6 system (AX7800) announced last year. The mAX AX6600 features a tri-band...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: Actiontec Announces Wi-Fi 6 Products

    Actiontech announced new Wi-Fi 6 networking products for service providers at CES 2020. The newest gateway is the T4200M Bonded MoCA 2.5 VDSL WiFi6 Tri-band Residential Gateway that supports fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), fiber-to-the-node (FTTN), fiber-to-the-curb (FTTC), and...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: TP-Link Introduces Wi-Fi 6 Deco Mesh Family

    TP-Link's three new Wi-Fi 6 Deco X90, Deco X60 and Deco X20 Mesh Wi-Fi systems all support seamless roaming, self-healing and adaptive routing. All three kits also support OFDMA, DL/UL MU-MIMO, and WPA3 and are managed through the Deco mobile app. Customers can also use Amazon Alexa to control...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: TP-Link Announces Four New Wi-Fi 6 Products at CES 2020

    TP-Link's Wi-Fi 6 CES 2020 introductions include two new AX6600 tri-band routers, a new AX3000 PCI-Express Network Card and a new AX1500 range extender. The AX6600 tri-band Archer AX90 is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and has dual-stream 2.4 and 5 GHz radios plus a second four-stream...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Announces Nighthawk AX6 6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router

    The latest addition to NETGEAR’s Wi-Fi 6 Nighthawk family, the Nighthawk AX6 6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router (RAX50) combines two-stream 2.4 GHz and four-stream 5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 radios to offer a more affordable option. The Nighthawk AX6 delivers maximum wireless link rates of 600 Mbps @ 2.4 GHz and...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Debuts 5G, Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Router

    NETGEAR's new Nighthawk M5 5G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Router (MR5200) combines 5G network access with Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking. Powered by a removable rechargeable battery, the Nighthawk M5 can be used by families on-the-go or business travelers that need a fast 5G connection. It also can be used as...
  17. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Announces New 4-Stream Wi-Fi Mesh Extender

    The NETGEAR AX1800 4-Stream WiFi Mesh Extender (EAX20) is a Wi-Fi 6 device powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. The new extender has dual-stream 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 radios that support maximum wireless link rates of 600 Mbps @2.4 GHz and 1.2 Gbps @ 5 GHz. When added to an existing mesh...
  18. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: D-Link Set To Unleash A Wave Of Mesh Products in 2020

    Composed of Wireless AC and Wireless AX products, D-Link just announced a slew of new mesh networking devices, including seven routers, three extenders and one Wi-Fi system. All devices will support the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi EasyMesh technology enabling formation of mesh networks with other...
  19. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Walmart-exclusive, sub-$100 Wi-Fi 6 Router

    The aggressively-priced dual-stream Archer AX1500 and quad-stream Archer AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 routers will be sold exclusively at Walmart. The 4-stream Archer AX3000 is powered by a dual-core Intel CPU and provides maximum link rates of 2402 Mbps @ 5 GHz and 574 Mbps @ 2.4 GHz. Physical Interfaces...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Intros Tri-band Wi-Fi 6 Router and Mesh Extender

    NETGEAR today announced its tri-band addition to its Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 family. The AX12 Wi-Fi 6 router (AX11000) is powered by a 64-bit quad-core 1.8 GHz processor, backed by 512 MB NAND flash and 1 GB of DDR RAM. The 12-stream AX11000 provides maximum wireless link speeds of 1.2 Gbps at 2.4...
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