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Netgear can give your old PC Wi-Fi 6E speeds - but there's a catch

8 days ago   |   By TechRadar

Netgear has found a clever way to bring Wi-Fi 6E speeds to aging computers. The new standard comes via Netgear's Nighthawk AXE3000 USB 3.0 adapter, which can be plugged into a computer and upgraded it to Wi-Fi 6E. Wi-Fi 6E has been steadily rolling out in recent years allowing devices to access the 6GHz band on top of the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. The standard allows for “faster speeds, more connections, and less interference from congestion.” However, there still aren't many devices or accessories that support Wi-Fi 6E, limiting its reach. With the Nighthawk AXE3000 , you're retroactively...
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Google's long-awaited Nest mesh router upgrade supports Wi-Fi 6E connectivity

Google's long-awaited Nest mesh router upgrade supports Wi-Fi 6E connectivity

8 days ago   |   By TechRadar

After a three-year wait, Google is finally upgrading its mesh router offerings with the stylish and potentially fast Nest WiFi Pro. The last time Google launched a new Nest Wifi device was back in 2019. With the new Nest Wifi Pro , Google seeks to help home networks better manage wireless devices that share a single router's bandwidth. What better way to support homes than with tri-band connectivity made up of a 2.4, 5, and 6GHz spectrum? And it's within that final spectrum where Wi-Fi 6E operates. While, technically speaking, 6E isn't that much different than a regular Wi-Fi 6 connection...
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Vodafone is first UK broadband provider to offer a Wi-Fi 6E router

Vodafone is first UK broadband provider to offer a Wi-Fi 6E router

8 days ago   |   By TechRadar

Vodafone has become the first UK broadband provider to offer a Wi-Fi 6E-enabled router to its customers, promising the new technology will enhance wireless internet coverage in the home. Wi-Fi 6E represents the latest development in wireless connectivity, using high-level 6GHz spectrum to enhance speeds, increase capacity, and reduce latency. These result in multi-gigabit transmission rates that allow businesses and households to make the most of their full fibre connections. Given most consumers use equipment supplied by their broadband provider, the arrival of the first compatible...
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