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FCC to vote in April on opening 6 GHz band to Wi-Fi

Thursday 2 April 2020 | 08:40 CET | News
The FCC will vote at its meeting in April on plans to open up the 6GHz band for unlicensed use by Wi-Fi applications. The US regulator started consulting on the plans in 2018, and equipment makers have already been preparing for the new band. 

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