According to the official wording, the WPA2 protocol will continue to be enhanced, but it will also be built upon, with the new WiFi WPA3 protocol. The new features will include “robust protections” even when choosing weaker passwords, and “strengthen user privacy in open networks”.
The Wi-Fi Alliance has formally announced WiGig, the name for a new 802.11ad protocol that will allow for multi-gigabit data transfers over wireless technology. The tech can move as much as 8 gigabits per second, which is just about 1GB.
Instead of adding more letters to the 802.11ac name, or going further down the alphabet, the WiFi Alliance has just announced a second wave of features that are headed to the 802.11ac spec.
This new wave extends simultaneous MIMO support to multiple users, there will be more channels available...