Wi-Fi and router range

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    Hello,I have a Linksys wireless G,2.4 Ghz ,54 Mbps router.My iPad2 ,according to specifications has a Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) adapter.My question is: If I change my router to a type N,would I get enhanced Wi-Fi distance range?,currently in my house I go upstairs and my signal tends to fade to two or one lines.Has anybody here had an experience with these routers?Thanks for any answers.Alberto:confused:
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    It all depends on your house. Try it and see what happens. If you don't get better range, switch back.
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    The n specification does extend range, so should give better reception at distances
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    Thanks for the answers.I will just have to try an N router,and if no improvement,I will make sure i can give it back,and get a refund.

    Alberto
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    My current router is a N type and found that I have better reception in the far ends of the house than the previous router, but it is not significantly better.

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    Thanks for your answer!

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