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Working from home can present many challenges - excited pets, noisy kids and spotty internet just to name a few. While we can’t prevent your kids from interrupting calls or your pets from causing trouble, there are some convenient technological fixes that can make it easier to stay on task while you’re working from home.
If WiFi connectivity has been an issue, one simple solution is to look into a range extender that will help improve your signal throughout the house. No matter whether you’re planning to keep cool by working in the basement or planning to take your laptop outdoors, one bestselling WiFi extender can easily transform any area of your home into a workspace.
What is it?
The Netgear N300 WiFi Range Extender is an affordable option, made even more appealing since it’s currently on sale. Regularly priced at $40, it’s now on sale for just $30 to help make your at-home workspace even more efficient.
This handy extender is able to connect up to 10 devices to the internet and adds up to 600 sq ft of WiFi range coverage. Simply plug it in within range of your router and say goodbye to dead zones for good.
Featuring a simple wall plug design, this WiFi extender doesn’t take up any valuable floor space, and connects to your existing network in just five minutes. With one Ethernet port, it’s able to connect to both wired and wireless devices, making it a must-have for any home that could use a connection boost.
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What shoppers are saying
“This little box was such a necessity in our house! It was super easy to set up and use,” shared one five-star reviewer. “Plug it into an outlet about half way between your wifi and where it will extend to. Two minutes to set up online and BINGO that's it! Super fast with our wifi speed of 60mbps.”
“My router was in the basement and I have always had trouble getting signal to the third floor,” shared another. “I set this thing up in a couple minutes... and wow I can truly say my internet has been given a new life. I also now have great internet in my backyard and all over my property.”
Many reviewers have shared that while this WiFi extender does work for certain connections, it’s not the best when paired with 5G technology.
“Our router is in the basement and the WiFi signal just wasn't strong enough in the main bedroom that’s upstairs on the opposite side of the house. Now we have a great signal everywhere we use devices. Keep in mind that this doesn't not work with 5GHz systems. Luckily my router does 2.4 and 5 GHz,” noted one reviewer.
For a quick fix to WiFi connection problems, the Netgear N300 WiFi Range Extender may be a simple and affordable solution. It’s important to take a look at your existing network though, since depending on the configurations of your router you may need to choose a different model.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.