Why is WiFi standard 802.11ac important?
● 802.11ac addresses the speed and capacity challenges facing the next generation unified access network
● Wi-Fi is the primary access method for all new devices.
● Cisco VNI™ trend data shows that by 2016 over half of all IP traffic will originate on fixed Wi-Fi.
● Chip manufacturers have accelerated their delivery timetables for 802.11ac to meet device manufacturers’ demands.
● Wi-Fi is assumed. Device manufacturers have never included Ethernet ports on smartphones or tablets,
and they are no longer including Ethernet ports on laptops