As the names suggest, the primary difference between 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi are the radio frequency used for each. 2.4GHz tends to currently be used for older Wi-Fi standards, such as 802.11b/g/n. It’s supported by more devices, though is not quite as fast as newer Wi-Fi standards and is usually subjected to more interference than 5 GHz.
Articles in this section
- How do I check my ONT (Optical Network Terminal) for connectivity?
- What is a VPN?
- What is DNS? What is reverse DNS?
- What is ARIN and do I need to register?
- What happens to my IP address if I move or change my Internet Service Provider (ISP)?
- What is the difference between a "single static IP" and a "block" lease?
- Do IPv6 and IPv4 addresses look different?
- What is IPv6, and do I need it?
- What is the difference between a dynamic IP and static IP?
- Why would I need a static IP address?