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Arris kicks off 2020 with another tri-band WiFi 6 router, adding Alexa

Arris raised a few eyebrows back in July when it accused rival tri-band 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, which isn’t much fun at all, but it will get you a two-router system each delivering up to 6.6 Gbps speeds. What Arris appears to be doing is attempting to disrupt the high-end multi-AP market, instead offering two-router mesh systems which it claims…

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