- Google is asking the government to let it test next-generation 6GHz WiFi in dozens of cities across the US, according to filings seen by Business Insider.
- The company wants to test the new technology in 17 states in total, and several cities within California.
- 6GHz WiFi will be a major upgrade, but don’t expect it to arrive in devices for some time to come.
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In April, the Federal Communications Commission voted to open up a chunk of spectrum in the 6GHz band that would eventually usher in faster WiFi.
Unsurprisingly, Google wants in on the action.
The company has requested government approval to test next-generation 6GHz WiFi in dozens of cities, according to Federal Communications Commission filings seen by Business Insider.