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FCC authorises first Wi-Fi 6E device

Tuesday 8 December 2020 | 11:07 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission said it authorised the first Wi-Fi device for use in the 6 GHz spectrum band following its decision to open up unlicensed frequencies earlier this year. In a brief statement, the FCC said the authorised device is a 6 GHz transmitter from Broadcom. The approval comes after the commission created a new range of 1,200 MHz (5.925–7.125 GHz) for Wi-Fi services in April, boosting the amount of spectrum available for Wi-Fi by nearly a factor of five. 

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