What Is WiGig, And How Is It Different From Wi-Fi 6?
How To Geek, October 22nd, 2018
November 4, 2018,
Volume 247, Issue 5

"Wi-Fi 6 is on the way, but it isn't the fastest wireless technology you can get," reports Chris Hoffman in How To Geek. "WiGig is designed for super-fast speeds over short distances, and an improved version is coming in 2019...

WiGig transmits data wirelessly on the 60 GHz frequency, unlike Wi-Fi 6 and other 'normal' versions of Wi-Fi that use the 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequencies.

The 60GHz frequency is less congested than 2.4GHz or 5GHz, which means it can transfer more data at once. That translates into faster wireless data transfer speeds - in other words, faster Wi-Fi when using WiGig..."

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