Cisco announced the Linksys EA6500 Router supports Wi-Fi 802.11ac

Cisco has prepared a new model of the router Linksys EA6500, which supports high-speed wireless standard Wi-Fi 802.11ac. Recall that the theoretical maximum data transfer rate of the standard is 1.3 Gb / s. However, the manufacturer has not yet specify a maximum transfer rate are wirelessly attainable router.

The announced device is a dual-band solution. It provides the opportunity to work in the frequency bands 2.4 and 5 GHz. In the new models port for connecting the Internet signal, four Gigabit LAN Ethernet ports for connecting computers on the LAN port and two USB are available. With the help of the USB ports the user has the opportunity to organizing shared access to data stored on external storage devices for all computer and mobile devices in the network. The user has the option of using the application Cisco Connect Cloud, which allows you to manage the router (to connect additional devices to implement parental controls, to provide guest access). Cisco Connect Cloud application can be run via a browser on desktops or laptops, as well as mobile applications on mobile devices. The user can also take advantage of additional downloadable applications to extend the functionality of the device.

It is expected that the new router Cisco Linksys EA6500 will go on sale in August, but its recommended retail price is not yet reported.