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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for Portable Routers.

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

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

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  1. Top comment

    "FAST !...I like...Nice and portable...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"

    "Nice and portable"

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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.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "FAST !...I like...Nice and portable...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"

    "Nice and portable"

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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.
  2. Top comment

    "Fast !...4 star...Connects to all my portable devices....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."

    "Connects to all my portable devices."

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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
    Your price for this item is $189.99
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    "Fast !...4 star...Connects to all my portable devices....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."

    "Connects to all my portable devices."

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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
  3. Top comment

    "Fast !...no lag...Same for portable/cell phones in that area....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."

    "Same for portable/cell phones in that area."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $279.99
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    "Fast !...no lag...Same for portable/cell phones in that area....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."

    "Same for portable/cell phones in that area."

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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

    "I like...It's ok...Great portable wireless device...So we looked into a dual band to help out and might I add we're able to access with this router with no issues at all, it has 3 ssid's you can set up, 1 for a 2.4 ghz, 1 for 5 ghz, and even a guest set up so you don't have to worry about guest coming over and asking for passwords and what have you."

    "Great portable wireless device"

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    Product Description

    Choose this NETGEAR router and receive high level wireless security, the ability to share photos, music and more, and a way to keep track of your kids’ activity online. Plus, with easy installation for tablets, smartphones and computers, you’ll be able to start enjoying Wi-Fi throughout your home right away.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
    Top comment

    "I like...It's ok...Great portable wireless device...So we looked into a dual band to help out and might I add we're able to access with this router with no issues at all, it has 3 ssid's you can set up, 1 for a 2.4 ghz, 1 for 5 ghz, and even a guest set up so you don't have to worry about guest coming over and asking for passwords and what have you."

    "Great portable wireless device"

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    Product Description

    Choose this NETGEAR router and receive high level wireless security, the ability to share photos, music and more, and a way to keep track of your kids’ activity online. Plus, with easy installation for tablets, smartphones and computers, you’ll be able to start enjoying Wi-Fi throughout your home right away.
  5. Top comment

    "My Fav...No lag....Internet connectivity is faster and now carries to my studio approximately 90 feet from our 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."

    "Internet connectivity is faster and now carries to my studio approximately 90 feet from our 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.
    Your price for this item is $190.99
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    "My Fav...No lag....Internet connectivity is faster and now carries to my studio approximately 90 feet from our 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."

    "Internet connectivity is faster and now carries to my studio approximately 90 feet from our 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.
  6. Top comment

    "5 stars...Not bad...Easily carries WiFi throughout the house....I purchased the Google mesh WiFi home system a little over a month ago, and I purchased it to go along with my Ring Pro doorbell, because something they don't tell you about the Ring doorbell is that it needs a substantial amount of WiFi in order to work properly, so I had to purchase an additional single satellite and put it on the back side of the wall where my ring Pro doorbell is located in order to get a better wifi connection to the doorbell."

    "Easily carries WiFi throughout the house."

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    Product Description

    Enjoy a consistent connection to the web with this Google Wi-Fi setup. The single access point is ideal for use in smaller homes of less than 1,500 square feet, giving you the ability to connect your tablets, laptops or phones. This Google Wi-Fi system provides a reliable signal that can be shared by multiple devices at once.
    Your price for this item is $99.00
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    The previous price was $129.00
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    "5 stars...Not bad...Easily carries WiFi throughout the house....I purchased the Google mesh WiFi home system a little over a month ago, and I purchased it to go along with my Ring Pro doorbell, because something they don't tell you about the Ring doorbell is that it needs a substantial amount of WiFi in order to work properly, so I had to purchase an additional single satellite and put it on the back side of the wall where my ring Pro doorbell is located in order to get a better wifi connection to the doorbell."

    "Easily carries WiFi throughout the house."

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    Product Description

    Enjoy a consistent connection to the web with this Google Wi-Fi setup. The single access point is ideal for use in smaller homes of less than 1,500 square feet, giving you the ability to connect your tablets, laptops or phones. This Google Wi-Fi system provides a reliable signal that can be shared by multiple devices at once.
  7. Top comment

    "Not bad...A plus....It has the ability to dedicate two signals and I can plug up my portable hard drive....I've had it for a little over a month now and has been working well, except that a couple of times there was a lag in connecting to internet on laptop and had to unplug/plug the router to get a stronger, faster connection, however, this could be due to laptop being old and slow."

    "It has the ability to dedicate two signals and I can plug up my portable hard drive."

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    Product Description

    Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Router: This router offers wireless speeds of up to 867Mbps so it can handle demanding tasks like video streaming and online gaming. The USB 3.0 port lets you connect a USB storage device and share files across your network.
    Your price for this item is $69.99
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    The previous price was $89.99
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    "Not bad...A plus....It has the ability to dedicate two signals and I can plug up my portable hard drive....I've had it for a little over a month now and has been working well, except that a couple of times there was a lag in connecting to internet on laptop and had to unplug/plug the router to get a stronger, faster connection, however, this could be due to laptop being old and slow."

    "It has the ability to dedicate two signals and I can plug up my portable hard drive."

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    Product Description

    Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Router: This router offers wireless speeds of up to 867Mbps so it can handle demanding tasks like video streaming and online gaming. The USB 3.0 port lets you connect a USB storage device and share files across your network.
  8. Top comment

    "Good ....Good !...Perfect for mobility around the home as well as 4k streaming....Comcast says it is not there problem because I am not leasing a modem from them any more so they are un willing to investigate if there is a line problem with out me paying a ransom for them to come out for a service visit."

    "Perfect for mobility around the home as well as 4k streaming."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC1750 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides very fast cable speeds with an AC1750 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, up to 680 Mbps. Compatible with cable Internet providers such as XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
    Your price for this item is $159.99
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    The previous price was $189.99
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    "Good ....Good !...Perfect for mobility around the home as well as 4k streaming....Comcast says it is not there problem because I am not leasing a modem from them any more so they are un willing to investigate if there is a line problem with out me paying a ransom for them to come out for a service visit."

    "Perfect for mobility around the home as well as 4k streaming."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC1750 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides very fast cable speeds with an AC1750 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, up to 680 Mbps. Compatible with cable Internet providers such as XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
  9. Top comment

    "A plus...Good AP...On the 5G setting I am getting 120 MBPS according to speedtest.net This device was easy to set up and it has a USB port for a portable hard drive to plug into....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"

    "On the 5G setting I am getting 120 MBPS according to speedtest.net This device was easy to set up and it has a USB port for a portable hard drive to plug into."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $69.99
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    The previous price was $89.99
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    "A plus...Good AP...On the 5G setting I am getting 120 MBPS according to speedtest.net This device was easy to set up and it has a USB port for a portable hard drive to plug into....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"

    "On the 5G setting I am getting 120 MBPS according to speedtest.net This device was easy to set up and it has a USB port for a portable hard drive to plug into."

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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.
  10. Top comment

    "Love it...No lags...There are options for plugging in a usb or portable drive and setting up an internal media server or FTP....As a Best Buy employee I've tried a couple of router but the Linksys EA9500 is hands down theeee best router I've ever had...the range on the router is more than enough for any home and the speed is great even if you have a lot of devices especially if your a gamer or own a 4K TV...all and all this is one of the best Tri-Band Routers on the market"

    "There are options for plugging in a usb or portable drive and setting up an internal media server or FTP."

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    Product Description

    Your household is busy streaming media, working online, and playing games every day. This Linksys Wi-Fi Router will expand your network coverage, send signals directly to your devices, and deliver a lag-free connection, even when you’re all online at the same time.
    Your price for this item is $399.99
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    "Love it...No lags...There are options for plugging in a usb or portable drive and setting up an internal media server or FTP....As a Best Buy employee I've tried a couple of router but the Linksys EA9500 is hands down theeee best router I've ever had...the range on the router is more than enough for any home and the speed is great even if you have a lot of devices especially if your a gamer or own a 4K TV...all and all this is one of the best Tri-Band Routers on the market"

    "There are options for plugging in a usb or portable drive and setting up an internal media server or FTP."

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    Product Description

    Your household is busy streaming media, working online, and playing games every day. This Linksys Wi-Fi Router will expand your network coverage, send signals directly to your devices, and deliver a lag-free connection, even when you’re all online at the same time.
  11. Top comment

    "I love...Not bad...carries a sign great...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."

    "carries a sign great"

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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.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "I love...Not bad...carries a sign great...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."

    "carries a sign great"

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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.
  12. Model:F9K1113-BBY
    SKU:4070013
    Top comment

    "IT'S OK...not bad...This router is one of the more cheaper routers that best buy carries in the store....I COMPARED A LOT OR ROUTERS BEFORE I PURCHASED THIS ONE AND WHY I PURCHASED THIS ONE IS HAS A GREAT RANGE AND BEING DUAL BAND ABLE TO HAVE MORE THAN ONE COMPUTER OR PRINTER CONNECTED AT ONE TIME"

    "This router is one of the more cheaper routers that best buy carries in the store."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    "IT'S OK...not bad...This router is one of the more cheaper routers that best buy carries in the store....I COMPARED A LOT OR ROUTERS BEFORE I PURCHASED THIS ONE AND WHY I PURCHASED THIS ONE IS HAS A GREAT RANGE AND BEING DUAL BAND ABLE TO HAVE MORE THAN ONE COMPUTER OR PRINTER CONNECTED AT ONE TIME"

    "This router is one of the more cheaper routers that best buy carries in the store."

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    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.
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    "I win....Fast ....This was a great purchase and I love that Best Buy carries top-notch items at the very best prices !!!...Another neat little thing is now I can see what 2.4GHz & 5GHz Wi-Fi networks that are cluttering the surrounding area that I live in and being able to see this I'm able to figure out what channel to move too for a better signal if needed."

    "This was a great purchase and I love that Best Buy carries top-notch items at the very best prices !!!"

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    Product Description

    The Nighthawk AC1900 Cable Modem Router delivers WiFi speeds of up to 1.9Gbps. It ensures uninterrupted HD video streaming with 24x8 channel bonding. Save up to $120 a year by eliminating Internet service provider rental fees. This cable modem router supports XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision & more.
    Your price for this item is $179.99
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    The previous price was $209.99
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    "I win....Fast ....This was a great purchase and I love that Best Buy carries top-notch items at the very best prices !!!...Another neat little thing is now I can see what 2.4GHz & 5GHz Wi-Fi networks that are cluttering the surrounding area that I live in and being able to see this I'm able to figure out what channel to move too for a better signal if needed."

    "This was a great purchase and I love that Best Buy carries top-notch items at the very best prices !!!"

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    Product Description

    The Nighthawk AC1900 Cable Modem Router delivers WiFi speeds of up to 1.9Gbps. It ensures uninterrupted HD video streaming with 24x8 channel bonding. Save up to $120 a year by eliminating Internet service provider rental fees. This cable modem router supports XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision & more.
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    "I love...Not bad...Unit is portable....I love that it takes up very little space, but due to not having external antennas, it goes out a lot if being used for wifi access for smartphones, but is fine with being used for laptops and computers if you don't mind a few delays and even though it's a dual- band wireless-n router with built in cable modem, it's difficult to get the secondary band to function and wouldn't recommend it for large homes but it's rather more suitable for apts."

    "Unit is portable."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR N600 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router with N600 simultaneous dual band WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, provides 8x faster download speeds, up to 340 Mbps. It's CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified to work with U.S. cable Internet providers.
    Your price for this item is $89.99
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    The previous price was $109.99
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    "I love...Not bad...Unit is portable....I love that it takes up very little space, but due to not having external antennas, it goes out a lot if being used for wifi access for smartphones, but is fine with being used for laptops and computers if you don't mind a few delays and even though it's a dual- band wireless-n router with built in cable modem, it's difficult to get the secondary band to function and wouldn't recommend it for large homes but it's rather more suitable for apts."

    "Unit is portable."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR N600 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router with N600 simultaneous dual band WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, provides 8x faster download speeds, up to 340 Mbps. It's CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified to work with U.S. cable Internet providers.
  15. Top comment

    "nice ....it's ok...This thing really carries a signal and ive never had any buffering on my Netflix watching...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."

    "This thing really carries a signal and ive never had any buffering on my Netflix watching"

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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.
    Your price for this item is $159.99
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    "nice ....it's ok...This thing really carries a signal and ive never had any buffering on my Netflix watching...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."

    "This thing really carries a signal and ive never had any buffering on my Netflix watching"

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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.