Tag Archive for Wi-Fi Troubleshooting

Dead Spots and Slow Zones

Many users of Wi-Fi experience poor connectivity and slow speeds. In one room it doesn’t work at all, and in another the speeds may crawl. To achieve a dependable wireless connection, Wi-Fi has to overcome many barriers and obstacles –…

Wireless Security Basics

In this lesson, you’ll learn some of the basics of Wi-Fi security. We’ll also share our recommendation on which type you should choose – eliminating the guesswork and helping you keep your network as secure as possible. WHAT ARE THE…

Designing Wi-Fi in the 5 GHz band

Today we’re going to compare and contrast the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. By understanding the tradeoffs (like congestion and channel selection) that each Wi-Fi band has, you’re going to be able to ensure the best deployment for your…

Adjacent Channel Congestion

You know why channels 1, 6, and 11 are the best choices for operating your wireless network (this is because 1, 6, and 11 are the only Wi-Fi channels in the 2.4 GHz spectrum that don’t overlap with one another).…

Channels 1, 6 and 11

One of the best things you can do to improve your 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network coverage is choosing the proper channel for your wireless router to operate on. But how do you know which channel to choose? Before we get…

MetaGeek goes to CEDIA 2012

Just about a year ago, we had our tradeshow booth packed up and were preparing for a flight to Indianapolis for the 2011 CEDIA EXPO. We’d participated in trade shows before, but the CEDIA EXPO was a new one for…

MetaGeek at Interop 2012

Interop, the trade show where networking nerds and tech junkies find out about new ways to work. This was my first year traveling with the MetaGeek crew to Interop in Vegas. MetaGeek has been at the expo for years –…