Sunday, January 8, 2012

Broadcom launches 802.11ac chips

Broadcom has announced the availability of IEEE 802.11ac chips. 802.11ac is the successor to 802.11n and offers gigabit wireless speeds. Demo of these chips will be given at CES 2012. 802.11ac is also knows as 5G Wi-Fi (fifth generation wifi). This new generation wireless technology covers more area than 802.11n. 802.11ac is three times faster and six times more power efficient than 802.11n. You can visit the following links to get more information on these chips and on 5G Wi-FI:

Broadcom at CES
5G Wi-Fi

BCM4360, BCM4352, BCM43526 and BCM43516 are the four 5G Wi-Fi chips that Broadcom is going to release to the market.

For more detailed information and press report, head here

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