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What is a Range Extender?
A range extender (sometimes called a repeater) is a wireless networking device that allows for a wireless local area network (WLAN) coverage area to be expanded beyond its normal range. These devices, that usually plug-into the wall, take a signal from an existing wireless router or access point (AP) and transmits that signal farther than the original device was capable of doing. With today’s devices being more reliant of a strong wireless signal, these devices help ensure total cover throughout your home. So how do they work? A range extender […]
WiFi Doesn’t Always Work
But thankfully, WiFi isn’t the only option to getting an Internet connection around your house. There’s also an option called Powerline Networking, which functions as an alternative networking option that may just be what you’re looking for. Powerline networking is often overlooked in the networking world. Offering neither the security and speed of a direct-Ethernet-connection nor the mobility of WiFi, it instead is an in-between solution that people can turn to when other options simply won’t work. A Powerline networking kit leverages the home’s existing electrical wiring to establish a wired network that is […]