Mesh networking, also sometimes referred to as “whole home” networking, is the big trend in in-home Internet connectivity this year. Spreading out the connection you’re paying for can get a boost from a mesh Wi-Fi system that acts less as an extension and more like a true net.
In calling it “Velop,” Linksys has designed this mesh Wi-Fi networking system to envelop a home with better throughput to enable users to get more out of their Internet connection. With easier setup and management courtesy of a newer app, and blanketing performance, this is a router system that delivers as advertised.
While autonomous cars, smart appliances and super thin TVs made most of the headlines at CES 2017 last week in Las Vegas, an underlying trend was mesh networking in the home. Think of it as Wi-Fi with a wider net that doesn’t lose signal strength at each point in the chain: it’s better Wi-Fi for your home.
Linksys has entered the burgeoning networking sub-category of mesh Wi-Fi with the Velop, a router that will come as a single unit, or in a pack of two or three to cover your home with a solid connection.
This year’s edition of the Consumer Electronics Show is underway. One of the themes this year is better Wi-Fi. D-Link introduced two new whole home solutions that will interest anyone in search of an easy, reliable and fast wireless boost for their entire home.
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