On the connectivity front, Broadcom look a leap forward by announcing the next generation of Wi-fi standards—802.11ac. The new Wi-fi capability will improve coverage area and eliminate dead spots. As this technology uses 5GHZ spectrum, it is also known as the 5G Wi-fi. Since it offers higher data transfer speeds, users can seamlessly download HD videos using the new transfer technology. It also allows more devices to be connected simultaneously on the same network. Broadcom’s initial partners—motorola, Microsoft, Netgear, Huawei, Lenovo, Belkin, LG, etc—are already at work to deploy the standards in their upcoming products.