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Arris adds mesh WiFi 6 technology to its two-router platform

Arris raised a few eyebrows back in July when it accused rival triband WiFi 6 router manufacturers of cutting corners by placing older WiFi 5 (802.11ac) or WiFi 4 (802.11n) technology on some of the bands. Not wasting any time, the CommScope-owned company has already released an evolution of its mesh WiFi 6 technology – the SURFboard mAX AX6600 router. But with competing products arriving hard and fast, Arris took a less provocative approach this time around. It has delivered a two-router system, each delivering up to 6.6Gbps speeds. What Arris appears to be doing is attempting to disrupt the high end multi-access point (AP) market, by offering two-router mesh systems which it claims are sufficient for multiple 4K video…

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