LG Electronics has chosen Broadcom's 5G WiFi technology, based on the IEEE 802.11ac standard, for use in select 2013 LG digital TV models.
"Last year at CES 2012, Broadcom introduced the industry's first 5G WiFi chips and committed to enabling the adoption of the technology across all wireless product segments," said Dino Bekis, Broadcom Senior Director, Product Marketing, Wireless Connectivity Combo. "Today marks yet another important milestone – the industry's first 5G WiFi Smart TV.
- 802.11ac. leverages 80 MHz channel bandwidth that is 2 times wider than current 802.11n solutions. Broadcom also uses 256-QAM, modulation to increases data transfer efficiency.