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Data Rates Don’t Change Cell Size

When designing Wi-Fi networks, there are a number of buttons that you can push to help make the perfect setup to maximize coverage and throughput. Depending on the application you use to do the work you may find some buttons easier to use than others. However, the most popular value to change seems to be the data rate. Is this a good idea? Or are you just setting yourself up for failure? In this episode, will we find out that Data Rates Don’t Change Cell Size?

On-Premises for Today’s Roundtable:


Sam Clements

Jake Snyder

Mohammad Ali


Tom Hollingsworth

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Tom Hollingsworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a networking professional, blogger, and speaker on advanced technology topics. He is also an organizer for networking and wireless for Tech Field Day.  His blog can be found at

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