802.11n will help with overall mobile connectivity in terms of distance and speed. By being able to have that improved...
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distance and speed capability, 802.11n is going to bring wireless technology closer to actual wire speed and wire-based reliability, which is one of the biggest lacking factors of 802.11b and 802.11g. A lot of networks -- Microsoft, NAS directories and so on --- are extremely network intensive, and if there are network interruptions, you're going to get all sorts of weird things happening. That makes having a wireless network for a LAN iffy unless the network is really built up the right way. 802.11n opens up the opportunity for a more reliable, high-speed infrastructure to support wireless LANs on clients and domains. In terms of increased use of real-time applications -- video, VoIP -- the additional speed and bandwidth of 802.11n can only help with the contention for bandwidth that can result in jitter and other quality degradation.
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