This is the third blog in a series on WiFi 6 and the new 6GHz spectrum. Read the other blogs as well: Designing for 6GHz
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Managing Director at Packet6
Ping is a protocol used to verify device availability, response time, and packet loss in a network by sending ICMP (Internet Control Messaging Protocol) Echo Request frames to an end network device and listening for the Echo Reply frames from the device. In other words, if the end device receives and returns the Ping, then you have connectivity to the device.
Packet drops and jitter can greatly reduce the quality of a Voice Over WiFi call. When troubleshooting Voice Over WiFi call quality issues the following