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Broadband Everywhere with Powerline Networking

Wi-Fi doesn’t work for everyone. Perhaps your home is too large – or too solidly constructed – for your router’s Wi-Fi signal to reach every room. Or perhaps you have Internet-enabled devices that don’t support Wi-Fi? That leaves you with the prospect of stringing network cables between your devices and your router, but you probably don’t want long cables trailing all over the
house! Fortunately, there’s a better way: use your home’s electrical wiring for broadband data! Read on to learn how it works and how to set up one of these ‘powerline networks’ yourself, cheaply and easily.

Category: Internet & Security, Issues, Networks
Issue: 2020 Issue 1 January
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: B580

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