Overheard: Word of the Day

Aug 15 2012   5:57PM GMT

802.11ac, otherwise known as Gigabit Wi-Fi

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

“By the time the IEEE finalizes 802.11ac and its shorter-range sibling 802.11ad, max data rates will reach 7 Gbps—another order of magnitude..” — Lisa Phifer

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is 802.11ac,  also known as Gigabit Wi-Fi. It’s a proposed specification for the 802.11 family that promises faster throughput.

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