I need to buy a Wi-Fi router to use with my tablet and phone. Kindly tell me about the features I should look for in such a Device.
– D Narayanan, Siddharth Kamble, Ayush Pradhan
Before Stepping out to buy a Wi-Fi router, there are few things that you need to know………
Do you need an ADSL router?
If your broadband connection is going to be MTNL or BSNL, you will need an ADSL router which allows the telephone line to be used for internet browsing and voice call at the same time. These routers comes with a RJ11 port into which you can connect your phone cable. For use within the confines of a single room you will be well served by the ADSL Wi-Fi router that comes from the service provider at a nominal fee. If you want to get more out of your router, read on……..
Single or Dual Band?
Single band Wi-Fi routers transmits data in the 2.4GHz range, while simultaneous dual band routers operate at 2.4GHz as well as 5GHz. While single band routers are adequate for most users, those living in highly populated areas might face signal interference from the wireless router in the vicinity as well as from other devices such as Microwave ovens ad cordless