Questions tagged [router]

A device that handles the connection between two networks and forwards packets between the two networks. In a home environment, these would be the Internet and the local home network. This tag is for use when bridging two networks.

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4G router for home use?

A family member is moving into a new home soon, and for various reasons I've recommended that they purchase a 4G router instead of continuing to use landline broadband: Mobile data is insanely cheap- ...
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WiFi range extender + router + bult-in data card

Is there any hardware which can consume connection from 3G/4G SIM, LAN Ethernet cable, existing low range WiFi and can provide it as wifi access point and LAN, both. New WiFi from this hardware ...
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Domestic wifi Network Management

I've got an issue with my home Wifi network. I get 300mbps on my ISP modem: 4 Gigabyte ports and Wifi N There is an Xbox One (Wifi N) on the ground floor I've got 1 desktop with Wifi AC and 2 ...
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Router + External Hard Drive (a.k.a. Home Cloud)

My old router died, and I want to buy a new one. Also, if I have to change the router, I want to try to see if I can do a setup like: Router + External Hard Drive + an android application maybe. I ...
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Load balancer for 3 or more wan

Currently we have an old Radware Linkproof with software limited bandwidth to access internet from LAN via 3 different WAN. We need something better and we are looking for advices. The ideal product,...
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Good cost-effective router

My current router is just not cutting it. It has limited ports (only 2 to be exact) and the signal is horrible. Here's my situation: I live in a two-story house which the builder has placed all my ...
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Switch with WLAN?

I've looked quite a bit through my local electronics stores but nobody could help me there and I couldn't find what I was looking for, so I'm asking this here. I'm looking for a "router", supporting ...
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Home firewall/router with full gigabit throughput

I just upgraded to home gigabit internet, but my router can't handle it. What reliable routers exist that can actually handle full gigabit throughput? I have most of my devices wired, so gigabit WiFi ...
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When looking to buy a router for home use what are the specs/features that I should be aware of? [closed]

I've looked into buying a router, rather than renting from my ISP, multiple times but have no idea what the differences are between a bottom of the line router or a top of the line router. I would ...

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