What is Second Wave Wi-Fi?

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The second wave of 802.11ac is coming ashore and the new MU-MIMO technology (Multi-User, Multiple Input Multiple Output) is going to make a splash. It’s one of the biggest improvements to Wi-Fi we’ve seen to date with the potential to greatly increase wireless network throughput and make a huge difference in dense, high capacity networks.

We saw MU-MIMO technology in action at a recent Qualcomm event. Instead of increasing the speed of just one Wi-Fi client, MU-MIMO improves the entire network, even delivering better results for unsupported devices.

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