A wireless router relies on different radio frequencies to transmit the internet to WiFi-connected devices, such as laptops, tablets, smartphones and gaming systems. There are two main types of WiFi speeds – 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, but what is the difference?
2.4 GHz has a larger coverage area, and it’s much better at penetrating solid objects, such as the walls in homes or offices.
Because 2.4 GHz has a lower data rate of transmission, it’s typically prone to more interference. Additionally, since 2.4 GHz is more accessible at transmitting signals throughout homes, more devices usually share this frequency.
5 GHz has a higher data rate, which means it experiences less interference than 2.4 GHz frequencies. As a result, there are typically fewer devices that use the 5 GHz frequency.
Due to 5 GHz having a smaller coverage area, it’s not good at penetrating solid objects in homes or offices.
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