5G Whiz: 7 Hot Devices Supporting The 802.11ac Standard

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The New Face Of Wireless

The wireless industry has been buzzing about the next-generation wireless standard -- 802.11ac -- for a while now. But it wasn't until this year that vendors began rolling out products to support this new standard, also known as 5G.

Today, though, there are number of access points and routers on the market that support 802.11ac, which, according to the IEEE Standards Association, can deliver data rates up to 1.3 Gbps and big bandwidth improvements compared with its predecessor, 802.11n. These improvements also are poised to help enterprises better handle the growing number of mobile devices and bandwidth-hungry applications, such as video, being deployed on their wireless networks.

Here are seven 802.11ac devices that stand out in the market today.


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