Boost your network connectivity with the most versatile Wi-Fi boosters in the market this year. With a plethora of devices of smart network hungry devices hitting the market in recent years, it pays to have a signal booster handy to counteract any down times. The ones I have featured in this review are not only market leaders in their own right but have been proven as effective in a variety of domestic as well as commercial applications. Installing them is a sure guarantee that you can convert your entire home to one contiguous wireless hotspot. Without further ado, here is your essential guide to the top 10 best Wi-Fi boosters of the year.
10. BearExtender PC USB WiFi Booster and Range Extender for Microsoft Windows
This is one of the niftiest network boosting solutions your money can buy. However, it is worth noting that it only works with a device it is connected to (which must be a windows based portable or desktop computer). It does not serve multiple devices. However, it is so versatile you can take it around with you. Moreover, it requires virtually no setup to work.
With its easy Plug-n-Play connectivity, all you have to do is insert this device to your computer’s high speed USB port and if there is any Wi-Fi network signal in evidence, it will boost it up for maximum performance. It is compatible with devices running all the versions of Microsoft Windows operating system as far back as and inclusive of Windows XP.
9. Netgear Nighthawk Wi-Fi Range Extender
Built to meet the demands of heavy duty Wi-Fi internet consuming devices, this extender will suit any home with a robust consumption of internet connectivity. It will serve devices within a range of 10,000 square feet with high quality Wi-Fi signal of up to 1900mbps. At the core of the device is a versatile 1 gigahertz dual core processor.
In effect, this is an intelligent wireless connectivity device, not just a signal amplifier. Moreover, it features 5 x Gigabit high speed ports for easy connectivity of wired devices such as smart TVs and gaming consoles. The device’s triple set of high speed antenna serve to amplify the speed of your internet connection.
8. TechIntheBox 2W and Wi-Fi Wireless Broadband Amplifier Router
Combining the versatility of three crucial connectivity devices including a broadband wireless router as well as repeater and signal extender, this is just the sort of tool you need to make your home a fully connected Wi-Fi hotspot. It is ideally suited for indoor networks and will seamlessly work to interconnect devices working in the radio frequency bands between 2,000 to 2,500 Mhz.
To harness its full power, all you need is to connect it directly or in between a standard antenna on a wireless router or access point. Switch it on and you will scarcely believe the power and range of your network from then on. This is a genuine product backed by a comprehensive manufacturer’s warranty.
7. Etekcity® Wireless-N 300Mbps Wi-Fi Repeater and Range Extender
Give a new lease of life to your domestic wireless network by installing this versatile Wi-Fi boosting device. With wire transfer rates of up to 300mbps, this is the perfect solution for improving both connectivity and access to a shared wireless connection.
Designed to offer as much intuitive operation as possible, the device features a very functional Smart LED indicator to help you discern the status of the repeater signal. As a result, you can proceed to install it in the most ideal location where all the devices in your home have seamless access.
6. Netgear AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender Dual Band Gigabit
Harness the peerless quality of NETGEAR networking equipment now packaged into this neat device for all your internet connectivity needs at home. The device is set to revolutionize the way you connect to the web with capability to deal a deathblow to all those ubiquitous Internet dead zones in your home. Not only does the device extend dual band Wi-Fi signals up to 1,200mbps but it also includes internal mechanisms for eliminating interference.
The device features a pair of functional and adaptable antennas so that you can optimize performance as the need may be. The Netgear AC1200 Wi-Fi extender is also as versatile a piece of network equipment as you ever came across: when not being used to extend existing Wi-Fi connection, it works just as well in creating a wholly new AC Wi-Fi access point.
5. NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender – Wall Plug Version
Overcome the limitations inherent in your current Wi-Fi router and connection with this snazzy NETGEAR Wi-Fi booster. The design as well as configuration of this extender is simplicity itself. You only need to plug it in to a wall socket and voila! You’re as good as done with it for good.
As a universal Wi-Fi booster, this is compatible with a whole wide range of wireless internet routers. Moreover, the quality of the boosted signal is good enough to offer connection to just about any portable device around provided it meets any safety safeguards and precautions you set. It also flawlessly interfaces with gaming consoles as well as modern versions of the smart TV.
4. F&M Wireless-N 300Mbps 2.4G Wi-Fi Repeater and Router
Broaden the coverage of your local Wi-Fi network range with this easy to set up repeater. The repeater receives even the weakest of Wi-Fi signals from a router, amplifies it and then broadcasts it around. Any Wi-Fi enabled devices within range can connect with the now strengthened network and offer all the benefits of wireless connectivity.
For the best results, choose the ideal location of the Wi-Fi router with care. Optimally, this should be halfway between the signal source and the devices which require access. As a wireless signal booster, repeater works just as well outdoors as it does indoors.
3. Leadrise Long Distance Booster Wi-Fi Predator
Ideal for home users with varying connectivity needs, this long distance Wi-Fi extender will help you convert your home to one contiguous internet hotspot. The ultimate booster in terms of performance, you can connect as well as boost weak Wi-Fi signals from as far off as 3000 meters. It gives the same flawless performance whether installed indoors or outdoors as well.
The ultimate definition of convenience, the booster features a 90 degree angle between the antenna and the holder. This is not just a snazzy way of ensuring the booster fits where it is installed, it is essential in helping you turn around the antenna to optimize performance. Moreover, if you want more versatility you can always add an outdoor antenna WLAN network card CMCC for use with long distant receiving equipment.
2. TP-LINK TL-WA850RE N300 Universal Wireless Range Extender and Wi-Fi Repeater
When it comes to boosting the Wi-Fi network at home or the office, it doesn’t get more convenient than this TP-LINK device offers. The universal Wi-Fi range extender will make easier to make your whole home a connected zone at the lowest cost possible. Compact and intuitive in appearance, this is as easy as it gets to adding more versatility to your home network.
Capable of achieving data rates as high as 300mbps, there is no application that is too demanding for this booster. And with a conspicuous range extender button, limitless internet access is literally at your fingertips. To help you identify the most ideal location for the device, it comes fully equipped with a Smart Signal indicator. No more guesswork again!
1. NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender, Essentials Edition
The N300 is the ultimate Wi-Fi booster and range extender. The Essentials Edition extender is perfectly suited for the needs of both homeowners as well as commercial businesses. With this installed in the areas you need the best coverage, you can finally say goodbye to Wi-Fi dead zones. But that is not the entire story; the device now comes in a re-imagined design: more compact, discreet and straightforward to install. You only need to plug it into a wall socket and it is good to go.
Not only does the N300 by NETGEAR boost Wi-Fi access for mobile devices and portable computers but it is an all-in-one connectivity solution for the home or office. Use it to conveniently connect your smart TV to the internet as well as a web interface for your favorite gaming console.
The bottom Line
No modern home or office can be considered complete without a freely connecting wireless network. It is the only way to ensure your handheld devices, portable computers and a whole range of smart devices are functioning as intended round the clock. By incorporating wireless interfacing with smart TVs and even the latest generation of gaming consoles, Wi-Fi boosters are finally proving to be essential appliances for every interconnected home.