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wifi-g-n802.11n, a protocol which wasn't finalized until September of 2009 two years after the first pre- Wireless N routers appeared, is significantly faster then the Wireless G protocol used as a standard before 2007. 802.11n solved problems with signals not penetrating through walls. Even if that wall only had some aluminum in it. With Wireless N you could finally cover a whole house. With Wireless G this could only be accomplished through using repeaters throughout the house. 802.11n is backward compatible with 802.11g devices. How ever it is advised to only use 802.11n devices in a N network.

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