Jim Vajda

Chief Wireless Officer at 7SIGNAL, CWNE #183

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802.11ax Channel Access

OFDMA gets a lot of attention, but EDCA still plays a critical role in 802.11ax, including in the 6 GHz band. This will be a technical dive into channel access in 802.11ax, highlighting the continued role of the classic 802.11 distributed contention mechanism, and the differences that occur with wide channel widths.

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802.11ax Channel Access

OFDMA gets a lot of attention, but EDCA still plays a critical role in 802.11ax, including in the 6 GHz band. This will be a technical dive into channel access in 802.11ax, highlighting the continued role of the classic 802.11 distributed contention mechanism, and the differences that occur with wide channel widths.