MetaGeek is a small business. There are 12 of us–Alison, Brian, Casey, Cole, Kelly, Lael, Marcus, Matthew, Nabil, Rich, Ryan and Vanessa–and normally we enjoy working together in our small…

At some point in your job, you’ll need to deploy a WLAN network. Don’t be fooled by equipment that states it is ‘self-configuring’ or ‘auto-negotiating’. Wi-Fi is very complex, and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

When Wi-Fi was invented and subsequently adopted en-masse, it brought a wave of mobile computing (think laptops). Corporations, universities, hospitals, and everyone else started putting in APs like crazy. Wi-Fi…