Quantenna promises Wi-Fi routers with speeds up to 1.7Gb per second

Quantenna Communications has announced that it is supplying three hardware partners – Asus, Mimosa Networks, and Vixs -with the necessary chips to build new, ultra fast Wi-Fi routers. Using Quantenna’s, a California-based company, chips, the ultrafast Wi-Fi routers will be capable of handling data with speeds up to 1.7Gb per second, around three times that of typical 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networks.

Quantenna Communications said it is supplying the chips for ultrafast Wi-Fi routers coming from hardware partners Asus, Mimosa Networks, and Vixs. The routers can handle data at up to 1.7 gigabits a second, or multiple times faster than typical 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networks. The Fremont, Calif.-based Quantenna is making the announcements at the 2014 International CES, the huge tech trade show this week in Las Vegas.

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