OFDMA: the Heart of the Max WiFi Evolution

Wi-Fi innovation is an incredible success story, with each “generation” getting faster and faster. Max WiFi, built on the latest Wi-Fi standard, promises to give consumers even faster speeds and much more capacity. However, the real innovation in 802.11ax and Max WiFi comes from the fact that the Wi-Fi nuts-and-bolts have been completely revamped to make the best use of available spectrum. In order to accomplish this, the Wi-Fi world took a cue from the cellular world by introducing the concept of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA).

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What is Max WiFi?

Max WiFi, also known as 802.11ax, is the latest evolution of Wi-Fi. Since standardization began a couple years ago, the tech world is abuzz about this sixth generation of Wi-Fi, which offers significant improvements in wireless speed, capacity, range, and efficiency—a major upgrade for connected homes, for businesses, and for anyone with a smartphone. Continue reading