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CenturyLink adds WiFi 6 gateway to enviable network empire

Among countless disruptive changes in the Faultline ecosystem this year, 2019 will be remembered as the year US telco CenturyLink pieced together a network delivery technology stack capable of challenging the country’s incumbents in wireless, broadband and video. The latest piece of the puzzle is CenturyLink’s new WiFi 6 gateway, powered by Intel’s WiFi 6 Gig+ chipset. This appears to be targeted primarily at online gamers, as well as businesses heavily reliant on WiFi, given that Gig+ works best with PCs pre-installed with Intel’s WiFi Gig+ technology. The promises, as we have come to associate with WiFi 6 rollouts, include 75% lower latency, a connectivity speed increase of almost 3x, up to 4x greater data capacity over standard 2×2 WiFi…

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