"In environments that have high data rate applications but also require handheld devices to last a full working day 802.11ac has significant advantages," he said.
"If you are in a highly mobile environment such as education, medical or construction the power advantages can bring significant benefits to your organisation."
Rubin said that if your organisation needs high-bandwidth applications to work, even on the edge of cell coverage, then 802.11ac with explicit beamforming is the best solution today.
"Before you make the final decision to deploy 802.11ac you need to make sure that your RF environment will support the deployment of wider channels," he said.
"Every RF environment is different and the only way to really answer this questions is with a site survey by a professional wireless installer."
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