Info needed on wifi extenders and dual band routers?

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Networking' started by lorenkjr1, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. lorenkjr1

    lorenkjr1 Extraordinary Member

    Jul 3, 2008
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    I am looking around for things that will help make my Verizon Fios Internet connection both stronger and faster. I have a 35meg. connection which at best seems to yield around 4 to 5 megs. per second. But, that of course is if I am in the house itself; and not outside like on the patio or porch. Would a wifi range extender be a good idea? And whats a good brand or model that you would recommend? I have a Verizon Fios router which has gigabyte ports but, will not access the internet at that speed. It only produces the gigabyte mode, when doing things from computer to computer. Might a dual band router be a possibility, along with the Verizon router?

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