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Have you planned correctly for 5 GHz wireless?


Plan properly when upgrading

Why is 5 GHz so important?

Most wireless networks were planned to supporting legacy devices, such as laptops and notebooks and to keeps costs lower, these were normally manufactured using 802.11b/g (or possibly n) technology operating at 2.4 GHz.

This technology offers many benefits to clients but it does also suffer from interference and devices such as cordless mice, remote controls and Bluetooth phones may produce random issues that restrict the effectiveness of teaching.

tabletThe use of 5 GHz technology reduces the sources of interference and improves performance, although the transmission characteristics are different (normally operates over shorter distances), so surveys and planning are important.

This technology also increases the number of devices that may be connected to an Access Point, especially when the planning stage includes the network backbone and switches.

As the majority of newer tablets now operate at 5 GHz, so with legacy products, you need to offer the support of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz connections.

Plan carefully

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