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How to boost your Wi-Fi speed by choosing the right channel

How to boost your Wi-Fi speed by choosing the right channel If you want maximum throughput and minimal interference, channels 1, 6, and 11 are your best choice.For example, if you’re using channel 1, but someone next door is annoyingly using channel 2, then your throughput will plummet.

Netgear extends the Orbi brand to include two new Wireless AC networking kits

Netgear extends the Orbi brand to include two new Wireless AC networking kits The company argues that Orbi is not part of the mesh-based networking market because it provides Wireless AC connectivity differently than the hockey puck-styled rivals, despite Orbi being a multi-unit setup.Beginning Tuesday, Netgear sells three Orbi-branded wireless AC systems: The new RBK30 setup, the new RBK40 setup, and the current RBK50 kit.

Linksys focuses on optimal device balancing with its new tri-band EA8300 router

Linksys focuses on optimal device balancing with its new tri-band EA8300 router On Wednesday, Belkin-owned Linksys introduced a new Wireless AC router for homes and offices relying on multiple “roaming” mobile devices, the EA8300.For starters, the new EA8300 router includes the company’s band steering technology.

The Linksys EA8300 tri-band router has plenty of potential, but falls short in performance

The Linksys EA8300 tri-band router has plenty of potential, but falls short in performance 4GHz connection providing up to 400 megabits per second, and two 5GHz connection promising up to 866Mbps each.In turn, wireless devices with a 2×2 internal antenna setup will in theory see max speeds of the 2.

TP-Link jumps into the mesh-based network arena with its new artsy Deco M5 kit

TP-Link jumps into the mesh-based network arena with its new artsy Deco M5 kit Meanwhile, Netgear’s Orbi tri-band system, which technically is not a mesh-based solution, includes a separate four-lane 5GHz band (4×4) dedicated to Orbi-to-Orbi communication.Now imagine replacing that second 4×4 road with a wired 1Gbps connection.