With the sudden hike in demand for WiFi 6E in the wireless industry, Intel has launched its first WiFi 6E enabled wireless card, called Wi-Fi 6E AX210, based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard.
American consumers have shown interest in WiFi 6 due to their intense and advanced technology. As per, research from NCTA, an Internet and television trade association, the majority of the household now rely on WiFi for ensuring a stable network connection at their home.
Moreover, WiFi networks are mandatory utility tools in schools, universities, offices. Nowadays, various restaurants are trying to provide Wifi network connections for complimentary usage to attract customers. The research has further shown that in America, WiFi has been a contributing agent of $500 billion to the US economy and it is going to hike up by $1 trillion-dollar by 2023.
And now the new favorite is the WiFi 6E solutions which are gaining popularity amidst consumers due to its 6GHz band that is about to overcome the traffic of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, Wi-Fi bands.
The specifications of this WiFi solutions feature the following:
- It comes with an M.2 2230 form factor and supports both the 802.11ac and 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6 & Wi-Fi 6E) protocols.
- It comes with WiFi 6Ghz band alongside the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band.
With the help of this WiFi 6E, Intel is trying to address the spectrum shortage. The main motive behind it is to provide as well as support high bandwidth and low latency applications like s high-definition video streaming, virtual and augmented reality, and connected IoT devices which are the major yet critical requirements in business and household domains.
Currently, not many details are released on its specification as the release is constrained for shipping in China only. But we do hope to see it proliferate soon worldwide with its specialties to be accessed worldwide as well.