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).
ASUS Vice President Eric Chen recently took the stage at The Edge of Beyond press event at IFA 2017 in Berlin to unveil several exciting new products, including one very special router, ASUS RT-AX88U. The ASUS RT-AX88U router isn’t just the first-ever ASUS router designed to use 802.11ax Max WiFi technology—it’s the world’s first Max WiFi router product to be announced.
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