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Wi-Fi Range Extender vs. Mesh Network: What’s the Difference?

Looking to increase the power of your current wireless connection? Learn the difference between a Wi-Fi extender and a mesh system to make a better decision.

By Whitson Gordon

Mesh network systems are a great way to fix dead spots in your home, but how are they different from range extenders, and are they worth the extra cost?




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