Nokia, the Finnish multinational telecommunications and electronics company, has announced the launch of its first tri-band gateway supporting Wi-Fi 6E, the Beacon 10, in response to the increasing demand for high-speed Wi-Fi due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Beacon 10 is designed to provide faster speeds and lower latencies, making it ideal for home working, home entertainment, and the latest office applications. The device operates on three separate frequency bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and 6 GHz, which allows it to provide faster and more reliable Wi-Fi coverage, even in congested areas. With support for Wi-Fi 6E, the device is capable of delivering Wi-Fi throughput of up to 10Gbps, making it one of the fastest gateways available on the market.
In addition, the device comes with a 10G WAN interface, enabling it to connect to high-speed internet services, ensuring that users can take full advantage of the device’s capabilities and enjoy uninterrupted high-speed internet access.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a surge in remote working and home schooling, resulting in an increased demand for high-speed internet connectivity. The Beacon 10 is designed to meet this demand, providing faster speeds and lower latencies that are essential for these activities.
The latest Wi-Fi 6E technology incorporated into the Beacon 10 means that it is capable of delivering faster speeds and lower latencies, even in congested areas. This means that users can enjoy smoother and more reliable video conferencing, faster file transfers, and seamless online learning experiences.
Setting up and managing the Beacon 10 is straightforward thanks to the Nokia WiFi app. The app enables users to set up the device, manage their Wi-Fi network, and troubleshoot any issues that may arise. Users can also control access to their network and set up parental controls to ensure a safe and secure online environment for their children.
“The Nokia Beacon 10 is a timely response to the growing demand for high-speed Wi-Fi during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Sandro Tavares, Head of Nokia WiFi Business. “With its true tri-band design, support for Wi-Fi 6E, and 10G WAN interface, the device is capable of delivering faster speeds and lower latencies, making it ideal for remote working and home schooling. The device is also easy to set up and manage, making it an excellent choice for those who are looking for a high-performance and easy-to-use gateway.”
The Beacon 10 is available for purchase on Nokia’s website and through selected retailers. With its advanced features, the device is expected to be popular among those who require fast and reliable internet connectivity for remote working, home schooling, and home entertainment.