Linksys claims eightfold speed increase with new router

Posted on Wednesday, January 05 2005 @ 13:32 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Linksys Tuesday announced wireless LAN equipment based on Multiple In, Multiple Out (MIMO) technology that it says increases data throughput speeds by as much as eight times over standard 802.11g equipment.

The company, which is owned by Cisco Systems, announced both a wireless router and a PC Card adapter that includes what it's calling Speed and Range Expansion (SRS). In addition to increasing data throughput speeds, Linksys claimed in a statement that the technology increases range by as much as three times.

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