Does this work with an 802.11n network running at 5Ghz?

I have tried a Bose SoundLink Air speaker which, I was told by Bose, does not work on 802.11n networks, only a, b and g. I want to be sure that any replacement AirPlay speaker works on my 802.11n network running at 5Ghz. I don't want to reduce the speed of the network simply for the sake of the speaker.

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    B&W website state that "Wireless Music Systems are not compatible with Wireless N (802.11n)".

    In order to use it with this class of router, you'll need to "ensure the router is broadcasting using a wireless G (802.11g) signal, or a mixed variant including wireless G. Most routers will have this enabled automatically."

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  • No AirPlay speakers on the market stream on Wireless N networks. AirPlay only works with B/G networks.

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