Communication Standards (Ethernet & Wireless)
What is 802.11ax? | The Latest Wireless Standard | By TechQuickie
A quick overview of the features of the latest WiFi standard, 802.11ax.
What is Ethernet (802.3) Standard?
Ethernet 802.3 states that no device has control of data flow in a network and that devices send data packets when network communications become readily available. If a data collision occurs, then data packets are resent until it is successfully transferred.
Ethernet consists of wired network connections between two or more devices, often in a local area network (LAN).
What is Wireless 802.11.x?
Wireless 802.11.x is the Wireless standard to how two wireless devices use radio waves to communicate with one another.
Common Types of Wireless Standards
WiFi 4: 802.11.n - 2009
Wireless Standard with a maximum speed of around 900mbps and capable of dual band wireless both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies.
WiFi 5: 802.11ac (Common) - 2014
Wireless standard with a maximum speed of around 1300mbps and support for dual band wireless of both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies.
WiFi 6: 802.11ax (Latest) - 2019
Wireless standard with a maximum speed of around 10-12 gbps and support for dual band wireless of both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies.
Make Use Of has a great article on the the types of wireless standards which can be found here.
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