Netgear Wireless router 2.4 or 5.0?

hi team,

 what's better to use the 2.4ghz or the 5.0ghz speeds leave both enabled?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I leave them both enabled.  Some devices do not work on the 5GHz band.

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frankbustosSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
ok thanks any recommendations on best practice for the SIDDs?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I have both speeds enabled on my Cisco wireless router. Fast for my laptop, normal for my iPhones. Same SSID.  No issues at all.
frankbustosSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
thanks team
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome and I was happy to help
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