Networking companies search for greater Wi-Fi range

Posted on Monday, Jan 10 2005 @ 21:11 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Dead spots are everywhere. They're those areas of your home or office where, no matter how you position your router or how you point the antenna, you just can't get a Wi-Fi signal. Networking companies feel your pain, and they have lots of plans for fixing the problem.

After setup problems, complaints about dead spots are the most common gripes networking companies hear from their customers, company executives said at the 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show here. And those range problems are being exacerbated by the proliferation of Wi-Fi devices that promise to wirelessly stream video from a PC to a television.

Read more at PC World


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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