The Importance of 5GHz Operation for Video

Recently, I read a great article on ZDNet that discusses the challenges IEEE 802.11n faces with 2.4GHz operation. The article is appropriately titled The Consequences of Abandoning the 5GHz Frontier, and discusses some history, backward compatibility, and interference. The important takeaway from this article is if you want a premium experience of video and other Windows Vista scenarios, especially Xbox 360 and Media Center Extender, look for the Certified for Windows Vista logo when purchasing consumer network equipment:

I posted a comment on this article that provides a little more information, which can be found here: http://talkback.zdnet.com/5208-10533-0.html?forumID=1&threadID=29474&messageID=559062

-- Gabe Frost