During the past 20 years, Wi-Fi technology has made a significant advancement. The Wi-Fi standard has evolved over the years to become faster and more reliable with each generation. As compared to previous Wi-Fi standards, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) promises major improvements in network capacity, speed, and latency. Through better data compression, Wi-Fi 6 ensures fast speeds for homes and businesses with an increasing number of devices and connections.
Many households and businesses have become dependent on the Internet. The lack of reliable, high-speed internet connectivity still plagues many rural communities. Providing equitable access to essential resources and opportunities requires bridging this digital divide. Can emerging 5G wireless technology finally solve the rural internet dilemma.