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Ahead of iPhone 11 availability on Friday, Wi-Fi 6 officially launches today

A recent report has confirmed that Wi-Fi 6 will be officially launched today in the market. And the technology will be launched just a few days following the launch of the new iPhones in the market.

Following the launch of the Wi-Fi 6, the smartphone manufacturers will be able to get their devices “Wi-Fi 6 Certified” and can also get the “Wi-Fi 6 Certified” label on their devices. All the new Apple iPhones including the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, all support Wi-Fi 6. All the said Apple devices will soon be certified under this program too, the sources confirmed.

Besides offering faster speeds, Wi-fi 6 will also offer longer-range, reduced battery consumption and greater security. The technology will also provide better management of multiple devices when they will be connected to a single Wi-Fi router or hotspot. This latter feature is of particular benefit to enterprise networks.

There are reports that in order to avoid the terminology getting too friendly, the Wi-Fi Alliance will make the certification label as Wi-Fi Certified 6.

“Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6, the industry certification program based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard, provides the capacity, efficiency, coverage, and performance required by users today in the most demanding Wi-Fi environments. Emphasizing quality connectivity in locations with hundreds or thousands of connected devices such as stadiums and other public venues, as well as corporate networks utilizing time-sensitive, high bandwidth applications, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 networks ensure each connected device performs at an optimum level. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 devices meet the highest standards for security and interoperability, and enable lower battery consumption, making it a solid choice for any environment, including the Internet of Things (IoT)”.

The new iPhone models including iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max will also be Wi-Fi 6 certified and these have already went on pre-order on September 13.

 

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Sharan Stone

Sharan Stone

Sharan Stone has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade and has contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and the Oakland Tribune. As a founder and journalist for UK Publicist, Sharon covers national and international developments.You can contact her at sharon@ukpublicist.com

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