Buffalo PowerLine Adapters
For a small to medium business having trouble with Wi-Fi
connections, this is a problem which can actually stop you dead in your tracks,
or at least make you much less mobile than you would like to be.
If you have a conference room that isn't able to connect to
the network or your office space might be on different levels causing
connectivity issues, the solution can become costly and disruptive.
I had a similar situation at home, where my home router was
just not powerful enough to travel a distance of several metres through walls
and upstairs. The Buffalo Powerline Adapter came to the rescue, no need to
drill holes and extend cables, or even buy a stronger router.
This solution was definitely a "plug-in-and-go" product. The
box comes with two chunky units: use the Ethernet cable to plug from your
router into the first unit and then plug it straight into the wall, I then took
the second unit upstairs and plugged it into a second outlet. Within two
minutes I was streaming HD content in areas of the house which were previously
The units both come with individual access codes, so
theoretically it can act like setting up a guest network for your business.
The technology runs the internet at top speeds of 500 Mbps
through the home electricity grid - pretty clever if you ask me. And the whole
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