Problem of the Week: Should You Disable the 2.4GHz Spectrum?

In an earlier post discussing over-coverage on the 2.4GHz spectrum, we mentioned that we don’t recommend completely disabling the 2.4GHz band.  We got several questions about that, so today we want to discuss it in more detail. First, let’s check out the benefits to disabling the band. There are more channels available in 5GHz, so …

Problem of the Week: Are Site Surveys the Best Investment?

Are you familiar with site surveys?  You probably, and should have, had one when your wireless network was installed, but you might not have thought about it since.  Site surveys determine exactly where access points (APs) should be placed for optimum network performance. Those performing the site survey know that physical obstructions (walls, ceilings) and …