Actiontec Publishes New Article On WiFi Extenders on

New resource article will help consumers better understand what a WiFi Extender is and is not

Sunnyvale, Calif. November 12, 2013. Actiontec Electronics announced that it has published a new article to its Wireless Resource Portal, an online resource designed to help consumers better understand the basics of wireless networking and wireless display technologies. The latest article is titled “What is a WiFi Extender?”

According to the article, if your home WiFi network is having trouble reaching every floor or every room in the house, you may have looked into different strategies to boost the signal and get rid of these dead zones. A WiFi repeater or WiFi extender can be an easy way to get the wireless coverage you need, so you can finally use your tablet in the family room or set up a gaming station in the basement. The article examines different types of WiFi extenders to help you determine what’s best for your home network.

The article also discusses the risk that other nearby WiFi networks could also be a source of wireless interference, particularly when using a 2.4GHz wireless router.

The Wireless Resource Portal is designed to be an informational resource for people of all technical levels to better understand and optimize their home WiFi network for faster speeds, better coverage, and higher reliability. New articles and videos will appear on the portal each week, covering a wide range of topics in wireless networking, wireless display, and wireless video networking topics.

The portal underscores the importance of WiFi quality and performance in today’s home, particularly with the rise of streaming video and other high bandwidth applications. The quality of the WiFi network impacts how well you can stream a video to your tablet in the kitchen, living room, bedroom, and patio.

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About Actiontec Electronics
Actiontec Electronics brings expertise and innovation to broadband solutions that let people around the world connect to their favorite content, when and how they choose. Our products – including whole home wireless solutions, wireless video and display devices, gigabit Ethernet fiber routers, and high speed VDSL gateways, – are carried globally by some of the largest broadband carriers, retail and online stores. Actiontec was founded in 1993, is headquartered in Silicon Valley, and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit

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