Category: network

IP6 MISGUIDED IN THE EXTREME

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One of the reasons why IP6 is going nowhere is due to the excessive span. Ethernet MAC was 48-bit and the standard was stretcher to 64-bit. The desire for 64-bit is all that is needed to match the MAC at layer 2. 264 is 18EB which is more than needed to handle every virtual machine …

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NICT REACHES 319 TERABIT SPEEDS

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New technology developed by Japanese engineers has obliterated the previous data transmission speed record. Along an optical cable more than 3,000 kilometers (1,864 miles) long, the team achieved a data transmission speed of 319 terabits per second (Tb/s). This not only smashes the previous record of an already jaw-dropping 178 Tb/s, the technology is compatible with …

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INTEL 9260NGW FOR PC

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Low cost Wifi cards with the Intel 9260NGW are widely available. Several models are available and usually they come with a pair of brackets and antennas to handle various needs. MSRP $22.99 shipped. The Intel 9260 supports Wave 2 802.11ac with up to 1733 megabit data rates. The 9260 also supports Bluetooth 5 which supports …

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BANDWIDTH CAPS AND STREAMING

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Many consumers are still using a bandwidth capped internet service. This is driven mostly as the ISP does not have adequate infrastructure in place. More and more fiber has been laid which has reduced congestion but many rural areas are still underserved. Today caps are mostly to serve the lower end of the market of …

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802.11AX RAITIFIED

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The standard for 802.11ax has now been ratified so the standard is now ready for vendors to check their respective products with. 802.11ax is designed to operate in license-exempt bands between 1 and 7.125 GHz, including the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands already in common use as well as the much wider 6 GHz band (5.925–7.125 GHz in …

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TRI-BAND WIFI

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While the 801.11 working group finishes off 802.11ax, regulators are getting the 6 GHz band ready for use. Efforts are underway to eventually free up 7 GHz over the next couple of years. 2.4 GHz 5 Ghz 6 GHz Some vendors have dual channel designs and are calling them tri-band. That is misleading as there …

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FENVI FV-AX200 WIFI CARD

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The Fenvi AX200 PCIe WiFi card is 802.11ax dual band adapter for the personal computer. Fenvi FV-AX200 Wi-Fi 6 AX200 generation 802.11ax chipset; Dual Band(2.4G/5G), Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.0; Speed up to 2400Mbps (The access point / router must support 802.11ax); Support MU-MIMO, OFDMA; Only support Windows 10*64bit; Instant Wi-Fi upgrade for your desktop; High-power …

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REUTERS JOURNALISTS FREED

Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, were arrested and last September they were convicted of espionage. In total they spent 511 days in custody. On February, 2018 Reuters posted a special report. They were subsequently awarded the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting in May, 2018. Rakhine State, on the Bay …

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802.11AX NOW CALLED WIFI 6

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The IEEE is now adopting new nomenclature for Wi-Fi. Instead of the existing and well know system of 802.11 they are now using a number scheme. 802.11n becomes WiFi 4 802.11ac becomes WiFi 5 802.11ax becomes WiFi  6 Given the new scheme the IEEE hopes to make it easier for consumers to work with wireless …

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CISCO NEXUS 400 GbE

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The Cisco Nexus 400 GbE is a new 400 gigabit fiber switch for high speed network systems. The feature image shows 2 fiber switches. The top one is 100 gigabit and the bottom unit is 400 gigabit. Both units are standard 19″ EIA rack ready. The Cisco Nexus switch has already been put to the …

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