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Wait — What Exactly Is Wi-Fi 6E and Should You Upgrade?

Wi-Fi 6E offers faster wireless speeds and lower latencies than previous generations, but you'll need a new router and compatible devices to take advantage of those new airwaves. We take a closer look at the pros and cons of Wi-Fi 6E (as well as Wi-Fi 6) and answer the most important question of all: Should you upgrade now?

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Wait — What Exactly Is Wi-Fi 6E and Should You Upgrade?
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    What Is Wi-Fi 6E?

    What Is Wi-Fi 6E?

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    If you're in the market for a new router or any device that uses Wi-Fi, you should first understand the new Wi-Fi 6E standard and what it means for the future of wireless networks at home and in offices around the US.

    What About Wi-Fi 6?

    How Fast Is Wi-Fi 6?

    How Fast Is Wi-Fi 6?

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    It's an 802.11ax versus 802.11ac speed showdown! We pit three Wi-Fi 6 routers against our top-performing Wi-Fi 5 router to see what you can gain by upgrading.

    Should You Upgrade to Wi-Fi 6?

    Should You Upgrade to Wi-Fi 6?

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    Wi-Fi 6 is here, promising faster performance and less bandwidth congestion. But with supported devices becoming widely available, is now the time to upgrade your router?

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