From ASUS Press Release: ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced its collaboration with MediaTek, a global leader in chipset solutions, to deliver laptops with fast and reliable WiFi 6 connectivity to gamers worldwide.
MediaTek powers nearly two billion devices a year. MediaTek’s collaboration with ROG demonstrates a shared mission to take gamers’ experiences to the next level with high performance, power-efficient solutions. With MediaTek’s WiFi 6 solutions enabling higher throughput, superior peak speeds and more reliable networking, ROG can help ensure gamers never miss a moment of action.
“We’re excited to bring MediaTek’s WiFi technology to ROG’s new devices,” said Rangoon Chang, ASUS Gaming Business Unit General Manager. “MediaTek is a leader in the field, and is as committed as we are to giving gamers and creators alike the tools they need to perform at their best. MediaTek’s products have enabled us to bring WiFi 6 to a more diverse range of gaming devices and will improve the user experience for everyone.”
“MediaTek’s advanced connectivity solutions are designed to provide seamless connectivity while also extending battery life, which is particularly important while gaming,” said Alan Hsu, MediaTek General Manager, Intelligent Connectivity Business Unit. “Together with companies like ROG, MediaTek is driving the next era of connectivity forward by providing fast and reliable WiFi 6 connectivity across the broadband, retail routers, consumer electronics devices and gaming sectors.”
WiFi 6 speed for all
WiFi 6 is the new wireless standard, significantly improving peak theoretical wireless throughput and network efficiency over previous generations. As online and remote connectivity becomes even more important in modern work and play, ROG and MediaTek look toward expanding the availability of WiFi 6 technology to all audiences.
Network cards from MediaTek are also highly energy-efficient, helping to improve battery life across a range of new ROG gaming laptops. ROG has focused on making more compact, long-lasting devices to give users a freer and more portable laptop experience.