802.11ac featuring MU|EFX Multi-user MIMO

As Wi-Fi networks become more crowded with connected devices, it’s important that bandwidth is distributed in the most efficient way possible. Our 802.11ac technology, featuring Qualcomm® MU|EFX Multi-user MIMO, achieves that by serving each device simultaneously, and in turn making your network up to 3x faster while improving user throughput.

Serve multiple devices simultaneously.

Although traditional Single-User MIMO networks can serve multiple devices, these networks may only serve them one at a time. This latency is not ideal for the increasing number of Wi-Fi devices in homes and traffic congestion at public places. In fact, it actually creates a drop in throughput and capacity, which then may decrease the speed and overall experience of networks. MU|EFX MU-MIMO changes the way Wi-Fi works by allowing multiple devices to be served simultaneously. This increases the individual user throughput as well as the overall capacity by up to three times.

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See our products with 802.11ac featuring MU|EFX Multi-user MIMO.

Devices with Qualcomm 802.11ac featuring MU|EFX MU-MIMO.

802.11ac MU-MIMO has seen strong traction and is becoming mainstream with commercial launches of many access points, smart gateways, mobile devices, laptops and more. ABI Research estimates MU-MIMO IC shipments to cross 660 million by 2016 and reach 3.2 billion by 2019.

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