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Browse the top-ranked list of Fast Routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Fast Routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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    "4 star...Fast !...Great speed and reliability...I purchased this router to upgrade my G type router this was a ac router dual band 2.4 and 5 gig running at same time which is nice my speed test with the g router was running at 20 meg download 3 meg upload with the new ac router I'm getting 65 meg download 5.5 meg upload that is with."

    "Great speed and reliability"

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    Product Description

    Accelerate your WiFi 5 with NETGEAR Nighthawk! Enjoy fast WiFi speeds up to 1900 Mbps and a powerful dual core 1GHz processor for extreme performance. High-powered amplifiers, external antennas and Beamforming improve range and reliability for up to 100% more wireless coverage. Features like downstream and upstream QoS prioritize streaming and gaming, creating a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience
    $179.99
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    "4 star...Fast !...Great speed and reliability...I purchased this router to upgrade my G type router this was a ac router dual band 2.4 and 5 gig running at same time which is nice my speed test with the g router was running at 20 meg download 3 meg upload with the new ac router I'm getting 65 meg download 5.5 meg upload that is with."

    "Great speed and reliability"

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    Product Description

    Accelerate your WiFi 5 with NETGEAR Nighthawk! Enjoy fast WiFi speeds up to 1900 Mbps and a powerful dual core 1GHz processor for extreme performance. High-powered amplifiers, external antennas and Beamforming improve range and reliability for up to 100% more wireless coverage. Features like downstream and upstream QoS prioritize streaming and gaming, creating a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience
  2. Top comment

    "I like...No lag...Blazing fast 5g speeds...This item is a good purchase... had one bad experience...we had a bad storm and knocked out the lights...when electric was restored...the router had a hard time hooking up ... with a few attempts it finally hooked up... all in all its a good item"

    "Blazing fast 5g speeds"

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi 5 Router with external antennas delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1750 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-powered external antennas, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 12 or more wireless devices. It gets 3x faster access than similar 802.11n.
    $109.99
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    "I like...No lag...Blazing fast 5g speeds...This item is a good purchase... had one bad experience...we had a bad storm and knocked out the lights...when electric was restored...the router had a hard time hooking up ... with a few attempts it finally hooked up... all in all its a good item"

    "Blazing fast 5g speeds"

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi 5 Router with external antennas delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1750 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-powered external antennas, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 12 or more wireless devices. It gets 3x faster access than similar 802.11n.
  3. Top comment

    "Fast !...no lag...Switching was fast and easy....So, imagine a router that has to get a signal to 5 iPads, 3 iPhones, 2 laptops, 1 desktop, a wifi camera, wifi printer, 2 wifi sound systems, 5 Directtv boxes, a Roku stick, Xbox One, 3 Nintendo 3DS's, Wii, smart bluray player, and various other asundery items such as Fitbits that are all off of Wifi typically half of those at a time."

    "Switching was fast and easy."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi 5 delivers multiple bands for homes with many WiFi devices. WiFi speed up to 3.2Gbps and 6 high performance antennas provide maximum speed and range. Smart Connect allows you to game, stream, and download mega-sized files without lags.
    $249.99
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    "Fast !...no lag...Switching was fast and easy....So, imagine a router that has to get a signal to 5 iPads, 3 iPhones, 2 laptops, 1 desktop, a wifi camera, wifi printer, 2 wifi sound systems, 5 Directtv boxes, a Roku stick, Xbox One, 3 Nintendo 3DS's, Wii, smart bluray player, and various other asundery items such as Fitbits that are all off of Wifi typically half of those at a time."

    "Switching was fast and easy."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi 5 delivers multiple bands for homes with many WiFi devices. WiFi speed up to 3.2Gbps and 6 high performance antennas provide maximum speed and range. Smart Connect allows you to game, stream, and download mega-sized files without lags.
  4. Top comment

    "My Fav...Love it...Great product boosted my internet speeds at home...While it does not have the same range as some of the latest AC routers on the market, the ease of use and configuration of this router definitely makes it a worthwhile competitor and to answer a lot of the questions concerning this router, yes, this router is easily configurable and use no matter what platform you are using; OS X, Windows, etc."

    "Great product boosted my internet speeds at home"

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    Product Description

    The intelligent, easy-to-use AirPort Extreme Base Station with simultaneous dual-band support is the perfect wireless access point for home, school or office. It offers next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology and delivers high-performance wireless access for Mac computers, PCs and Wi-Fi devices such as iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® touch and Apple TV.
    $190.99
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    "My Fav...Love it...Great product boosted my internet speeds at home...While it does not have the same range as some of the latest AC routers on the market, the ease of use and configuration of this router definitely makes it a worthwhile competitor and to answer a lot of the questions concerning this router, yes, this router is easily configurable and use no matter what platform you are using; OS X, Windows, etc."

    "Great product boosted my internet speeds at home"

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    Product Description

    The intelligent, easy-to-use AirPort Extreme Base Station with simultaneous dual-band support is the perfect wireless access point for home, school or office. It offers next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology and delivers high-performance wireless access for Mac computers, PCs and Wi-Fi devices such as iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® touch and Apple TV.
  5. Top comment

    "nice ....it's ok...Next came streaming Netflix, again very fast....For connectivity on the router itself, it marks off the important checkboxes - USB 3 connection for a hard drive or flash drive, USB 2 for a printer or another flash or hard drive that doesn't need to transfer data as fast, a gigabit ethernet connection to whatever your internet connection is brought into your home with, and a 4 port gigabit ethernet switch."

    "Next came streaming Netflix, again very fast."

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    Product Description

    Your household wants to play, stream and work online all at once. With this Linksys router, you can do it all without buffering or other interruptions. Use the Smart Wi-Fi app to get started, control, and monitor your home network from anywhere.
    $159.99
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    "nice ....it's ok...Next came streaming Netflix, again very fast....For connectivity on the router itself, it marks off the important checkboxes - USB 3 connection for a hard drive or flash drive, USB 2 for a printer or another flash or hard drive that doesn't need to transfer data as fast, a gigabit ethernet connection to whatever your internet connection is brought into your home with, and a 4 port gigabit ethernet switch."

    "Next came streaming Netflix, again very fast."

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    Product Description

    Your household wants to play, stream and work online all at once. With this Linksys router, you can do it all without buffering or other interruptions. Use the Smart Wi-Fi app to get started, control, and monitor your home network from anywhere.
  6. Top comment

    "Fast !...love it...Fast, powerful, and simple...You will have to connect with a cable to the router to finish the setup It has some nice features like multiple wifi bands as well as a guest band (for houseguest or a business) and remote access to your wifi network you can login from anywhere I did not notice a significant upgrade in speed or connection from my Verizon modem/router If you have an Ethernet cable modem only this would be a fine product to add wifi to your home."

    "Fast, powerful, and simple"

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    Product Description

    Connect your external wireless devices to the internet with this Linksys dual-band router. Two 5Ghz bands support both high-end gaming and low-end applications without compromising speed, and remote management lets you make adjustments from any location. This Linksys dual-band router has a sleek design that integrates easily into most workspaces.
    $249.99
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    "Fast !...love it...Fast, powerful, and simple...You will have to connect with a cable to the router to finish the setup It has some nice features like multiple wifi bands as well as a guest band (for houseguest or a business) and remote access to your wifi network you can login from anywhere I did not notice a significant upgrade in speed or connection from my Verizon modem/router If you have an Ethernet cable modem only this would be a fine product to add wifi to your home."

    "Fast, powerful, and simple"

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    Product Description

    Connect your external wireless devices to the internet with this Linksys dual-band router. Two 5Ghz bands support both high-end gaming and low-end applications without compromising speed, and remote management lets you make adjustments from any location. This Linksys dual-band router has a sleek design that integrates easily into most workspaces.
  7. Top comment

    "I love...So good...Super fast download and upload speeds....The range also seems to be a bit longer than the AC1900 as I was able to get good signal strength over a block away when I tested just how far I could go from my house before losing signal while watching a YouTube video on my tablet."

    "Super fast download and upload speeds."

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    Product Description

    Satisfy bandwidth-hungry gaming and streaming demands with this Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. Its next-generation multiuser MIMO technology works four times faster than conventional routers, letting multiple users enjoy low-latency VR gaming and glitch-free 4K simulcasting. This tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router provides wired network sharing with its four Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 connector.
    $139.99
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    "I love...So good...Super fast download and upload speeds....The range also seems to be a bit longer than the AC1900 as I was able to get good signal strength over a block away when I tested just how far I could go from my house before losing signal while watching a YouTube video on my tablet."

    "Super fast download and upload speeds."

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    Product Description

    Satisfy bandwidth-hungry gaming and streaming demands with this Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. Its next-generation multiuser MIMO technology works four times faster than conventional routers, letting multiple users enjoy low-latency VR gaming and glitch-free 4K simulcasting. This tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router provides wired network sharing with its four Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 connector.
  8. Top comment

    "Love it...It's ok...The increased speed is another plus....Had a 2 in 1 and was just not cutting it , after months of research bought this Linksys router while local cable company provided there free modem... This router has no problem providing signal inside the whole house plus outside while walking my dog in a 1 acre perimeter."

    "The increased speed is another plus."

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    Product Description

    Surf the web faster with this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router. Its next-gen Wi-Fi technology lets you connect multiple devices at speeds of up to 1.7 Gbps, and the included extender providers a stronger signal for uninterrupted video streaming and chat. Enable parental controls with the smart Wi-Fi app of this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router.
    $129.99
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    "Love it...It's ok...The increased speed is another plus....Had a 2 in 1 and was just not cutting it , after months of research bought this Linksys router while local cable company provided there free modem... This router has no problem providing signal inside the whole house plus outside while walking my dog in a 1 acre perimeter."

    "The increased speed is another plus."

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    Product Description

    Surf the web faster with this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router. Its next-gen Wi-Fi technology lets you connect multiple devices at speeds of up to 1.7 Gbps, and the included extender providers a stronger signal for uninterrupted video streaming and chat. Enable parental controls with the smart Wi-Fi app of this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router.
  9. Top comment

    "5 star...Not bad...I get a long range and fast connection....This router is attractive, tucks away nicely because of it's thin profile and most importantly, even with multiple devices running off of it, It's blazing fast.To give an example of the reliability, I keep the router on the third floor of my home, can be 2 story's below and still get a fast internet connection with no issues."

    "I get a long range and fast connection."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR R6250 Smart WiFi 5 Router with AC dual band Gigabit delivers AC1600 WiFi speeds. It offers the best wireless coverage for large homes and is ideal for homes with 8 or more wireless devices. It also provides the best connectivity for dual band wireless devices.
    $114.99
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    "5 star...Not bad...I get a long range and fast connection....This router is attractive, tucks away nicely because of it's thin profile and most importantly, even with multiple devices running off of it, It's blazing fast.To give an example of the reliability, I keep the router on the third floor of my home, can be 2 story's below and still get a fast internet connection with no issues."

    "I get a long range and fast connection."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR R6250 Smart WiFi 5 Router with AC dual band Gigabit delivers AC1600 WiFi speeds. It offers the best wireless coverage for large homes and is ideal for homes with 8 or more wireless devices. It also provides the best connectivity for dual band wireless devices.
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    "A plus...Good AP...very easy setup and excellent coverage and speed....Strong network connection with a Computer in the garage and one in the front of the house the router that we use is centrally located so all networks are strong it's great to walk in and have good Wi-Fi and a good connection I really like this router it's easy to hook up easy to connect and our household enjoys it so I would recommend this router it's a strong connected device and it's priced reasonably"

    "very easy setup and excellent coverage and speed."

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    Product Description

    Keep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi 5 Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
    $69.99
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    Top comment

    "A plus...Good AP...very easy setup and excellent coverage and speed....Strong network connection with a Computer in the garage and one in the front of the house the router that we use is centrally located so all networks are strong it's great to walk in and have good Wi-Fi and a good connection I really like this router it's easy to hook up easy to connect and our household enjoys it so I would recommend this router it's a strong connected device and it's priced reasonably"

    "very easy setup and excellent coverage and speed."

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    Product Description

    Keep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi 5 Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
  11. Top comment

    "love it...It's ok...Set it up in the basement, most my devices are on 2nd floor, still they are getting excellent signals and no drops in speeds....I'm not a gamer but have about 20+ smart home gadgets, TVs, and appliances including a garage door opener on a detached garage and a floodlight camera farther than that, and so far have not had one disconnect or slow-down of anything."

    "Set it up in the basement, most my devices are on 2nd floor, still they are getting excellent signals and no drops in speeds."

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    Product Description

    The Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router is industry's fastest router for media streaming with Plex media server. The X10 delivers 802.11ac/ad WiFi for ultra-smooth 4K streaming, VR gaming and instant downloads. With a powerful 1.7GHz quad core processor and Quad-Stream architecture, you can enjoy combined wireless speeds of up to 7.2Gbps.
    $449.99
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    "love it...It's ok...Set it up in the basement, most my devices are on 2nd floor, still they are getting excellent signals and no drops in speeds....I'm not a gamer but have about 20+ smart home gadgets, TVs, and appliances including a garage door opener on a detached garage and a floodlight camera farther than that, and so far have not had one disconnect or slow-down of anything."

    "Set it up in the basement, most my devices are on 2nd floor, still they are getting excellent signals and no drops in speeds."

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    Product Description

    The Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router is industry's fastest router for media streaming with Plex media server. The X10 delivers 802.11ac/ad WiFi for ultra-smooth 4K streaming, VR gaming and instant downloads. With a powerful 1.7GHz quad core processor and Quad-Stream architecture, you can enjoy combined wireless speeds of up to 7.2Gbps.
  12. Model:RT-AC1900P
    SKU:5091000
    Top comment

    "I like...Not bad...Great router....speed is faster...It wa worked flawlessly while streaming from a Roku player, steaming from an iPad, playing online games on a different iPad and working on a computer all at the same time."

    "Great router....speed is faster"

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    Product Description

    Stream media, play games online, download files, and do it all at once on multiple devices. This ASUS router will keep everyone in the house connected without interruption. Plus, you can control your home network from anywhere with the ASUS router app.
    $179.99
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    "I like...Not bad...Great router....speed is faster...It wa worked flawlessly while streaming from a Roku player, steaming from an iPad, playing online games on a different iPad and working on a computer all at the same time."

    "Great router....speed is faster"

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    Product Description

    Stream media, play games online, download files, and do it all at once on multiple devices. This ASUS router will keep everyone in the house connected without interruption. Plus, you can control your home network from anywhere with the ASUS router app.
  13. Top comment

    "Not bad...5 STARS...Great wifi coverage and speed...I plugged in the device and waited approximately 3 minutes for it to boot up and easily connected to the default network (network id and password are included on a removable label on top of the device as well as underneath)."

    "Great wifi coverage and speed"

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi 5 Router provides up to 1625 + 600 Mbps WiFi and MU-MIMO for lag-free gaming, better video streaming and multiple mobile devices. With Gigabit WiFi, Beamforming, and built-in high-powered amplifiers and external antennas, get ready for extreme performance! Frustration-free fast install using NETGEAR Nighthawk App to get online in matter of minutes. NETGEAR Armor - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and all your devices. Control your home network with voice commands using Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
    $179.99
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    "Not bad...5 STARS...Great wifi coverage and speed...I plugged in the device and waited approximately 3 minutes for it to boot up and easily connected to the default network (network id and password are included on a removable label on top of the device as well as underneath)."

    "Great wifi coverage and speed"

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi 5 Router provides up to 1625 + 600 Mbps WiFi and MU-MIMO for lag-free gaming, better video streaming and multiple mobile devices. With Gigabit WiFi, Beamforming, and built-in high-powered amplifiers and external antennas, get ready for extreme performance! Frustration-free fast install using NETGEAR Nighthawk App to get online in matter of minutes. NETGEAR Armor - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and all your devices. Control your home network with voice commands using Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
  14. Top comment

    "No lag....Love it...Top Speeds and Simple Setup...Setting up the router using the Linksys app was simple and strait forward and it has nearly every feature that you would need, maybe not as advanced as a browser interface would be, but pretty good non the less."

    "Top Speeds and Simple Setup"

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    Product Description

    Meet your large household’s high-bandwidth requirements with this tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. It performs at up to 4 Gbps for high-speed Internet access, and its MU-MIMO technology lets everyone at home enjoy smooth, simultaneous gaming and media streaming on multiple devices. This Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router has six adjustable external antennas for maximum area coverage
    $299.99
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    "No lag....Love it...Top Speeds and Simple Setup...Setting up the router using the Linksys app was simple and strait forward and it has nearly every feature that you would need, maybe not as advanced as a browser interface would be, but pretty good non the less."

    "Top Speeds and Simple Setup"

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    Product Description

    Meet your large household’s high-bandwidth requirements with this tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. It performs at up to 4 Gbps for high-speed Internet access, and its MU-MIMO technology lets everyone at home enjoy smooth, simultaneous gaming and media streaming on multiple devices. This Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router has six adjustable external antennas for maximum area coverage
  15. Model:F9K1113-BBY
    SKU:4070013
    Top comment

    "IT'S OK...not bad...I am pleased with its speed and dependability....With the recent rollback of net neutrality I bought this to run as a dedicated VPN router, big mistake... The router overall performs very will without lag and maintained a very fast overall in network speed, however the PTPP protocol needs to reestablish itself about every 10-15min causing a complete loss of internet usage in the time frame."

    "I am pleased with its speed and dependability."

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    Product Description

    You demand a lot from your Wi-Fi network. With this Belkin router, everyone in the house will be able to watch shows, play games and use tablets, smartphones and Smart TVs at the same time, without lag or slowdown.
    $79.99
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    "IT'S OK...not bad...I am pleased with its speed and dependability....With the recent rollback of net neutrality I bought this to run as a dedicated VPN router, big mistake... The router overall performs very will without lag and maintained a very fast overall in network speed, however the PTPP protocol needs to reestablish itself about every 10-15min causing a complete loss of internet usage in the time frame."

    "I am pleased with its speed and dependability."

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    Product Description

    You demand a lot from your Wi-Fi network. With this Belkin router, everyone in the house will be able to watch shows, play games and use tablets, smartphones and Smart TVs at the same time, without lag or slowdown.