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    News - Buffalo announces 802.11ac wireless router

    The next standard of Wi-Fi is coming, and Buffalo plans to be one of the first to offer 5G Wi-Fi products.
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    Re: News - Buffalo announces 802.11ac wireless router

    That was an interesting diagram - didn't realise that 802.11g was so old (nearly 10 years), I've still not really made the shift to 802.11n so maybe I need to pull my socks up and get it in.

    That said, "g" is perfectly good enough to do what I want, although more reliability would be nice.

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    Re: News - Buffalo announces 802.11ac wireless router

    Based on that, within the last 15 years we've seen an 800x increase in wireless speed, if the 1.8Gbps is correct, compared with 2Mbps.

    So, if it carries on at the same rate for another 15 years, we could see petabit connections

    Or is that just wrong?

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    Re: News - Buffalo announces 802.11ac wireless router

    I would expect it to level out at some point.

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    Re: News - Buffalo announces 802.11ac wireless router

    Well at least we will see more APs and routers with gigabit ethernet connections. No point in having wireless that fast if it can't connect to other devices at anything like that speed.

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    Re: News - Buffalo announces 802.11ac wireless router

    Well I'm interested if it allows more routers to work together. I remember when I was the first wifi signal I could detect on my road. Now I'm struggling to find a free channel - Let alone one with no interference! In fact I seem to find BT routers keeps grabbing the best channels.
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    Re: News - Buffalo announces 802.11ac wireless router

    Oh no. We've had to buy a load of specialist 5Ghz wireless headsets here at the office as all the 2.4 noise was killing the standard ones. As soon as neighbouring offices start using this stuff we'll be back to hourly dropouts

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