At CES 2014, Broadcom announces two new 5G WiFi system-on-a-chips (SoCs) designed to deliver range and speed while using less power from the host device's CPU.
Designed for 802.11ac wireless, the new 5G chips are being targeted for entry-level devices.
From complications related to the radio airwaves it will use to the cost of deploying the network, there are many reasons why Starry has its share of skeptics.
Broadcom's new line of integrated 5G Wi-Fi/Bluetooth chips will make it easier for automakers to add connected features to future cars.
Buffalo WZR-D1800H AirStation offers a taste of the new 5G Wi-Fi standard while supporting rest of the previous wireless specifications.
CNET editor Dong Ngo reviews the Buffalo AirStation WZR-D1800H router, the first on the market to support the new 802.11ac (or 5G Wi-Fi) standard, and finds that it's a decent router, though measuring its 802.11ac performance was challenging.