Cisco technical paper breaks down 802.11ac Wi-Fi

Recent technical paper from Cisco covers all salient points surrounding 802.11ac, the fifth generation of Wi-Fi.

May 29th, 2013

A recent technical paper from Cisco covers all salient points surrounding 802.11ac, the fifth generation of Wi-Fi. The paper includes a full technology explanation and overview, covering drivers for 802.11ac and differences between the new standard and the previous 802.11n Wi-Fi spec.

Other sections of the paper cover topics including: standards-based beamforming; RTS/CTS with bandwidth indication; channelization and 80+80 MHz; MU-MIMO; radio resource management and WIPS effects; compatibility; and when to upgrade to 802.11ac.

View/Download the technical paper here.

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