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802.11n approaches

Joe Conley on Friday, 27 January 2006.

Blazing Wi-Fi Zips Toward Reality

"Blazing-fast Wi-Fi speeds with the kind of stability and range that will let audio and video (even HDTV signals) cut through the air like butter. Unlike current Wi-Fi connections with performance that fluctuates depending on how far the user is from the router and other factors, the "n" standard would help equalize speeds and make reliable multimedia streams possible.

No more A/V cables. No more fuss. And no more stutters, pops or lost connections."

Those are some bold claims, I hope it can live up. It's still a long way off though:

"The draft specifications will come out in March, after which engineers will work toward releasing a final standard in 2007."