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Qualcomm Pro Series to propel vendors into WiFi 6 bliss

Hidden within the ramblings of Qualcomm’s press release rampage this week were some stirring movements in the WiFi space, as the silicon giant unveiled a series of Pro Platforms to propel next-generation WiFi 6 connectivity into the mainstream. Prominent features of the new line of Networking Pro Series platforms include support for the WiFi 6 modulation 1024QAM which enables up to 38% higher raw throughput against WiFi 5, as well as Qualcomm’s multi-use scheduling algorithms which the company claims represent a distinctly differentiated form of traffic management for WiFi. Building on two technologies fundamental to WiFi 6 – MU-MIMO and OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access) – Qualcomm says networks built on the new roster of platforms (of which there…

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