802.11ax

CTS 161: 802.11ax BSS Coloring

Why is there a need for BSS Coloring? To help a receiving device identify the BSS from which a receiving PPDU originates from so that there’s a reduction in BSS collision reporting a busy medium. 802.11ax allows the medium to be reused more often between OBSSs by identifying those overlapping BSSs. The primary purpose is…

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CTS 160: 802.11ax OFDMA Resource Units

802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) brings OFDMA to wireless. It’s an enhancement over OFDM which was a single-user transmission.  When a signal is sent or received it is done with one device. In OFDMA, it allows multiple access which means simultaneous transmissions to/from multiple devices. There is a downlink multi-user operation and an uplink multi-user operation. In…

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CTS 159: Wi-fi 6 (802.11ax) Overview

I decided to finally get myself a little familiar with 802.11ax. I’m not sure why but I’ve pretty much ignored it until now. In this episode, I’m going to provide my overview of 802.11ax, or Wi-Fi 6. This episode will be the start of a mini series diving into detail of the components of 802.11ax….

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CTS 106: 802.11ax with Broadcom

Vijay Nagarajan of Broadcom joins CTS to discuss what’s new with 802.11ax and it’s future with Broadcom. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Broadcom Delivers 802.11ax Solutions On August 15, 2017 Broadcom announced their 802.11ax ecosystem of products labeled Max WiFi. In this episode, Vijay Nagarajan joins us on the show to discuss the future…

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