802.11ad – Part 2: So Just How Does It Work?

The key to the 802.11ad standard is an entirely different frequency band. Instead of relying on the 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequencies like its predecessors, it works between 57GHz and 66GHz, depending on where you live. There is a massive amount of spectrum available around...

802.11ad – Part 1: A Shiny New Wireless Future?

Much rumored, there is new Wi-Fi standard starting to creep into commercial products, and it is taking speed to the next level. 802.11ad Wi-Fi is rated for 4,600Mbps for data throughput – or quadruple the current rate offered by 802.11ac. It’s also faster than...