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Windows 7: Broadcom Unveils Next-Gen "5G Wi-Fi" Chips Capable Of Up To 1.3Gbps

05 Jan 2012   #1
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
Broadcom Unveils Next-Gen "5G Wi-Fi" Chips Capable Of Up To 1.3Gbps

Most of the hot new products you hear about this early in a new year come out of the desert at the CES electronics convention – which takes place next week – but Broadcom decided to kick things off early and unveil its new line of “5G Wi-Fi” chips based on the still-in-development 802.11ac standard. Yes, they push Wi-Fi faster and farther than before, and no, “5G” has nothing to do with cellular networks. It’s just Broadcom’s catchphrase for the fifth generation of Wi-Fi. But hey, marketing tricks aside, how do up to 1.3Gbps wireless speeds sound?
Read more at:
Maximum PC | Broadcom Unveils Next-Gen "5G Wi-Fi" Chips Capable Of Up To 1.3Gbps

and - Broadcom Launches First Gigabit Speed 802.11ac Chips - Opens 2012 CES with 5th Generation (5G) Wi-Fi Breakthrough

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06 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit

Here is some new products using the new 802.11ac draft standard.

Trendnet showcases first 802.11ac products at CES 2012 | Crave - CNET

Netgear 802.11 AC

They are all releasing product this year using the draft standard. The standard is still in development and awaiting final approval. I would think the standard will be approved as is or these companies would not be investing in products that may be obsolete is short order.

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