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When 6 comes before 5 and after 4. Why India may adopt Wi-Fi 6 ahead of 5G.

From smart cities to autonomous cars to industrial automation to remote healthcare, IoT can transform the world – and 5G will contribute to it. With commercial 5G deployments 18 to 24 months away in India, it opens the door for a large-scale adoption of Wi-Fi 6 – similar in many ways to 5G – for new IoT use cases. It’s cheap and available now.
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The world will see an explosion in the number of connected devices by 2025 – over 50 billion – enabled by a combination of various connectivity solutions. From smart cities to autonomous cars to industrial automation to remote healthcare, IoT is expected to transform the world as we know it today. South Korea, the UK, Germany, the US
network to function, but whenever 5G comes it will still need an underlying Wi-Fi 6 or beyond network to provide best network experience,” he says. Wi-Fi 6, then, is not expected to completely rule out 5G or replace it, but a larger co-existence of both the technologies will be a win-win model for both service providers and enterprises.
The world will see an explosion in the number of connected devices by 2025 – over 50 billion – enabled by a combination of various connectivity solutions. From smart cities to autonomous cars to industrial automation to remote healthcare, IoT is expected to transform the world as we know it today. South Korea, the UK, Germany, the US network to function, but whenever 5G comes it will still need an underlying Wi-Fi 6 or beyond network to provide best network experience,” he says. Wi-Fi 6, then, is not expected to completely rule out 5G or replace it, but a larger co-existence of both the technologies will be a win-win model for both service providers and enterprises.

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