Netgear's New PLW1000 Provides WiFi Connections Anywhere Via Powerline

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When I was a field Tech, these devices were the root cause of multiple network connectivity issues. Spend the money and have your house/business wired with RJ 45...
 

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When I was a field Tech, these devices were the root cause of multiple network connectivity issues. Spend the money and have your house/business wired with RJ 45...
I don't know why people are down voting you, my experience on an ISP help desk was the same. If your device doesn't move (think gaming systems and TV's) it should have a cable run to it. If you are having wifi issues in one area of the house, get an access point that is fed with actual gigabit Ethernet. I don't know about cable companies, but most telcos will run you new Cat5e or Cat6 for about the same cost as one of these power line kits.
 

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When I was a field Tech, these devices were the root cause of multiple network connectivity issues. Spend the money and have your house/business wired with RJ 45...
I don't know why people are down voting you, my experience on an ISP help desk was the same. If your device doesn't move (think gaming systems and TV's) it should have a cable run to it. If you are having wifi issues in one area of the house, get an access point that is fed with actual gigabit Ethernet. I don't know about cable companies, but most telcos will run you new Cat5e or Cat6 for about the same cost as one of these power line kits.
When I was a field Tech, these devices were the root cause of multiple network connectivity issues. Spend the money and have your house/business wired with RJ 45...
I don't know why people are down voting you, my experience on an ISP help desk was the same. If your device doesn't move (think gaming systems and TV's) it should have a cable run to it. If you are having wifi issues in one area of the house, get an access point that is fed with actual gigabit Ethernet. I don't know about cable companies, but most telcos will run you new Cat5e or Cat6 for about the same cost as one of these power line kits.
uhm NO most telcos will charge you $250 it's $99 just for them to come out when it's on your dime, plus they are not electricians and will do a real bad job routing the cable by stapling it to the walls mainly the exterior both inside or out. to get electrician professionalism, telcos will call an electrician because they have learned they will get sued off their arse for drilling into electrical wires and water and septic lines and flood or burn down a house, water damage, which isn't covered by home owners and the electrical fire starter is considered arson, also not covered by home owners, however the dead telco feild tech is after state workmans comp is exhausted & doesn't cover the tech's family lawsuit. the minimum bill is $400 then.

that's my experience as a field installer and customer with several different ISP's all over the country over the last 15 years.
it sucks when you break your hand and can't do things yourself for 2-3 years ( this was a slice and dice massacre requiring 3 surgeries and constant mechanical motivator movement 16/7/180 after each surgery field tech career ender, not a fall down go boom type break )
 
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