Tag: network

Internet

Do you know how Internet reaches your home?

There are over 4.3 billion Internet users around the world, over half the world´s population, but do we know how it works?It has been over 50 years since the Internet began to take its first steps –not even the people behind it were aware of the revolution it would bring–, and since then the global communications network has reached 4.3 billion users worldwide (over half the world's population). This invention has meant so much in our day-to-day lives that 60% of households around the world now count on the Internet as another member of the family. A revolution that had not been seen since radio started broadcasting.This global communication channel, which allows us to be in contact with any corner of the world, has thus become one of those everyday tools we only give importance to when it stops working properly due to a fault or an unexpected interruption....

WiFi 6

What is WiFi 6, and how will it improve our internet connection?

WiFi 6, which will use the 6 Ghz range, comes with a better network connection under its armIn October 2018, the WiFi Alliance –the organisation responsible for the WiFi network around the world– announced the emergence of a new player in communication network technology: WiFi 6. This wireless transmission technology has been developed by the IEE Standards Association and will improve speed, stability with a large number of connected devices, and energy efficiency compared to previous versions.As published by WiFi Alliance in a press release on its website, this WiFi 6, so called as it operates with 6 GHz radio resources, will put an end to the network congestion problems currently suffered due to the large number of data consumers. This will be achieved because WiFi 6 will offer contiguous spectrum blocks to insert 14 additional...