Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Broadcom and SK Telecom Announce 802.11ac WiFi Hotspot Router

SK Telecom announced the industry's first 802.11ac (5G WiFi) hotspot router. The product integrates Broadcom's BCM4708 and BCM4360, along with Broadcom's TurboQAM (256-QAM mode in 2.4 GHz) for faster throughputs.

"SK Telecom is dedicated to leading the deployment of 802.11ac (5G WiFi) hotspot routers in Korea," said Choi Jin-sung, Executive Vice President and Head of ICT R&D Division, SK Telecom. "By partnering with Broadcom, the pioneer of 5G WiFi, SK Telecom will provide an upgraded Wi-Fi experience for our customers through differentiated technologies and services befitting the Gigabit Internet environment that is expected to expand rapidly from 2013."   

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