How to Use the 5Ghz Band on Your Router?

Answer Since the proposal for Wireless-N technology was made in 2007, nearly every router manufacturer has begun making Wireless-N capable routers. Wireless-N dual-band technology improves upon the older ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Use the 5Ghz Band on Your Router

Can I set a dual-band wireless USB adapter to always run at 5GHz with its corresponding dual-band router?

1) bandwidth will "shrink" when there are more users, regardless of what band you use. That said, the 5Ghz band will probably have better latency or response. If your internet speed is low (ISP spe... Read More »

How to Tell If a Computer Can Use 5Ghz Band?

The 5GHz band service is utilized by wireless devices operating under the 802.11a standard. Knowing whether your computer is using the 5GHz band or a slower standard will help you to know whether y... Read More »

What Is a Dual Band 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz Wireless Signal?

A dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless signal is a radio frequency signal generated by a Wi-Fi device that's capable of operating in one or the other, or both, of the 2.4 gigahertz and 5 gigahertz fr... Read More »

What is a dual-band wireless router?

According to Apple, a dual-band wireless Internet router is an Internet sharing device that operates on two different frequencies--for instance, Apple's AirPort Extreme operates on both the 2.4GHz ... Read More »