WiFi Questions: How Can I Tell If My Device is Connected to 2.4ghz or 5ghz?

by | Sep 7, 2015 | Blog

This installment of “WiFi Questions” came from a question asked at “DSL Reports” forum.  Someone is asking about the 2.4ghz and 5ghz wireless bands.  Here’s the question that was asked

Is there a way to see if my device is connected 2.4ghz or 5ghz?

You can see an article here at  How-To Geek’s about What’s the Difference Between 2.4 and 5-Ghz Wi-Fi? (and Which Should You Use) here’s a little excerpt…

So These Numbers, What’s the Real Difference?

There are some substantial differences between 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz and what you can do with them.

As we said, the 2.4Ghz wireless band is a very crowded place because it’s pretty much used by most wireless devices beyond laptops, phones, and tablets. The lower-end wireless spectrum is also used by other devices like cordless phones, garage door openers, baby monitors, and much more…. Read the entire article here

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