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802.11a

The 802.11a wireless protocol supports data transmission at up to 54 Mbps. It operates at a frequency of 5 GHz and has an indoor range of approximately 50 feet(30m). It has an outdoor range of approximately 100 feet (30m).

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802.11b

The 802.11b wireless protocol supports data transmission up to 11 Mbps. It operates at a frequency of 2.4 GHz and has an indoor range of approximately 150 feet (50m). It has an outdoor range of approximately 300 feet (100m).

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802.11n

The 802.11n wireless protocol supports data transmission at up to 600 Mbps, but realistically often provides about 300 Mbps. It operates at a frequency of 5 GHz or 2.4 GHz and has an indoor range of approximately 300 feet (100m). It has an outdoor range of approximately 600 feet(300m).

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802.11ac

The 802.11ac wireless protocol supports data transmission at up to 6.77 Gbps, but realistically often provides about 600 Mbps to a client. It operates at a frequency of 5 GHz and was approved in January 2014 by IEEE. It has an outdoor range of approximately 460 feet (150m).

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802.11g

The 802.11g wireless protocol supports data transmission up to 54 Mbps. It operates at a frequency of 2.4 GHz and has an indoor range of approximately 150 feet. It has an outdoor range of approximately 300 feet.

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802.11a

5 GHz
54 Mbit/s
Range 150 feet (50m)

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802.11b

2.4 GHz
11 Mbit/s
Range 300 feet (100m)

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802.11g

2.4 GHz
54 Mbit/s
Range 300 feet (100m)

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802.11n

5 GHz and/or 2.4 GHz
100+ Mbit/s
Range 300+ feet (100+m)

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802.11ac

5 GHz
1+ Gbit/s
Range 300+ feet (100+m)

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5 GHz
54 Mbit/s

802.11a

12

2.4 GHz
11 Mbit/s

802.11b

13

2.4 GHz
54 Mbit/s

802.11g

14

5 GHz and/or 2.4 GHz
100+ Mbit/s

802.11n

15

5 GHz
1+ Gbit/s

802.11ac