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Wi-Fi Alliance ditches 802.11 spec codes for consumer-friendly naming scheme

pavel.petrman

Renaming the Internet?

For many a lay(wo)man WiFi = internets*. "I'm not getting good internet in the bathroom", "The internet is four of five but Facebook still takes ages to load!" and such is what I hear regularly even from highly educated people. Thanks to WiFi consortium I will now be asked if this or that router supports the newest internet, whether "internet 5" is enough to get good reception in the far corner of a flat I've never seen etc.

*Yes, as every "it guy for the whole family" knows, the "internet" is quite another thing from the actual Internet.

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