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  1. Julio Urquidi

    Open Mesh Adds Router, Access Point and Switch To Cloud Managed Line-Up

    Cloud-managed Wi-Fi company Open Mesh has added a router, MU-MIMO AP and PoE switch to its product family. The G200 is Open Mesh’s first cloud-managed gigabit router, powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT7623A ARM processor and designed to integrate with other products in the Open Mesh ecosystem...
  2. Julio Urquidi

    Origin Wireless Announces Wi-Fi Based Position Detection For Qualcomm Mesh Networks

    Origin Wireless has announced that its TRM (Time Reversal Machine) now supports Qualcomm's Wi-Fi Mesh Platform. TRM uses two Wi-Fi devices that send and receive echoed multipath pulses within an interior space, like an office or home. The pulses are used to detect movement/location within one...
  3. C

    ASUS RT-N16 and Cujo

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  4. bmccoy

    WiFi Performance Issues With RT-AC68U

    I've been having endless trouble with a TM-AC1900 router that I got on sale from T Mobile a couple months ago and converted to an RT-AC68U. Ever since I've had it, I've been resetting it at least once every one or two weeks and switching between custom firmware builds including Merlin...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    Ooma Accessorizes Smart Home Service With New Products

    Ooma Telo Designed to work with the Ooma Telo smart home phone service, the company added two new products to complement its platform; Telo Air and HD3 handset. Telo Air is a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth product that can be paired with mobile phones and used to answer incoming calls from any phone around...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    Arris Introduces Next-Gen Broadband Gateway Devices

    Arris calls their new NVG578 and NVG558 gateways “future-ready” as both are designed to tackle upcoming challenges for service providers. The PON gateway platform used by the NVG578 is built to handle passive optical network speeds used by ultra-high speed broadband services, and will scale to...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    Toolmaker DeWalt Launches JobSite WiFi Access Point

    DeWalt’s DCT100 Jobsite access point is designed for constructions sites where the local geography is constantly changing. The ruggedized access points can withstand 10’ drops and are encased in IP67 material, protecting the AP from dust and water immersion, while also being able to tolerate...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    Pre-Orders Start For Linksys Tri-Band Range Extender

    Linksys today announced its RE9000 Max-Stream Tri-Band AC3000 Wi-Fi Range Extender. It takes direct aim at NETGEAR’s EX8000 Nighthawk X6S extender announced this past August, priced at $169.99, $60 lower than the EX8000's $229.99. Both products contain three radios, one 2x2 2.4 GHz, one 2x2 5...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    ZyXEL Joins The Mesh Wi-Fi System Market With Multy X

    ZyXEL's Multy X is a two-node "tri-band" (three radio) AC3000 wireless mesh network kit. The company claims up to 5,000 square feet of coverage thanks to its distributed design. Multy X uses a design very similar to NETGEAR's original Orbi. The client-facing 2x2 radio supports maximum link...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Adds Wall-Plugged Three Radio Extender

    NETGEAR’s EX7500 Nighthawk X4S Tri-Band WiFi Range Extender is a tri-band Wi-Fi extender in wall-plugged format. The new extender is essentially a less expensive version of the EX8000 introduced at the end of August. The EX7500 uses a two stream 5 GHz backhaul radio vs. the EX8000's four...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    Tenda Nova Mesh Wi-Fi System Coming Soon

    Touted to cover up to 5,000 to 6,000 square feet, Tenda’s new Nova Mesh Wi-Fi System is the latest of several wireless home networking products that incorporate MU-MIMO, beamforming, Wi-Fi roaming, and mesh networking, all in a single package. Composed of three wireless units, Nova comes...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    Arris’ HomeAssure Service Targets Customer Satisfaction For Providers

    Arris’ new hardware, software, and service platform is designed for service providers struggling to support customers experiencing Wi-Fi related challenges and problems. Home Assure combines systems, self-help portals and people power to help tackle issues ranging from performance to Wi-Fi...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    ASRock Announces Smart Home IoT Router

    The ASRock X10 is an AC1300 wireless router with an integrated Zigbee controller. Designed for smart home environments, customers can use the X10 to control lights, utilities and security products, and all else that would fall under the “smart” device type, as well as set up related functions...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    Broadcom Takes The 4x4 Road For 802.11ax

    Broadcom is taking what it thinks is a more pragmatic approach to getting a slice of the 802.11ax pie. The company's Tuesday announcement of its Max WiFi 802.11ax device family unveiled three devices, two built with four stream architectures and one with two streams, instead of the eight stream...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link Adds More Business Class Products To Lifetime Warranty Program

    D-Link has expanded its lifetime warranty program to include the company’s lines of smart managed switches, and unified wireless controllers and controllers. The program previously covered only its enterprise managed Ethernet products. All products in the program are now protected by the...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link Adds New AC2600 MU-MIMO Router To EXO Line-Up

    Powered by a dual-core processor, the new AC2600 EXO series router (aka DIR-882) has a maximum link rate of 800 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 1733 Mbps at 5 GHz, and 4x4 data streams. The DIR-882 is a MU-MIMO device that also features SmartBeam functionality, QoS, DLNA compatibility, and 80/160 MHz...
  17. X

    ASUS AC3200 - advise

    Hi Everyone looking a bit of advise, i have recently upgraded to an asus ac3200 but the wifi isn't the greatest, I'm considering sending it back and buying 2 routers (same brand and model) so i can put the second one upstairs as an AP as i cant mount a proper AP to the ceiling the reason my...
  18. Julio Urquidi

    Latest TP-Link Firmware Update Adds AV, New Alexa and IFTTT Skills

    HomeCare is a new security feature adding anti-virus and malware protection by TrendMicro. It detects network intrusions and quarantines infected devices, while enhancing parental controls and QoS operations. HomeCare will get its updates from TrendMicro, so supported devices such as TP-Link’s...
  19. Julio Urquidi

    AirTies Gets Quantenna Into Mesh Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi chipmaker Quantenna announced it is partnering with AirTies to add mesh capability to products based on its chipsets. Based in Istanbul, AirTies has quietly been providing its mesh Wi-Fi technology to service providers in Europe and Asia for years. The company has only recently begun to...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    Would You Want A Wi-Fi Certified Home?

    The new Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Home Design certification helps home builders use enterprise practices to design homes that meet current and future wireless standards. Using certified hardware, the certification’s standards help dictate proper placement of devices, like access points, in new homes. The...
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