Netgear Brings Mesh Wi-Fi to Your Yard With Outdoor Orbi

[CES 2108] Netgear has just announced that it will feature the new Orbi Outdoor Satellite at CES 2018. As you can guess by its name, this is a product designed to be located outdoors, and it extends the home WiFi network to up to 2,500 square feet, says Netgear.Of course, actual performance depends on the positioning of the devices relative to the Orbi Outdoor Satellite, but with a perfect line of sight, this should be achievable.If you are unfamiliar with Netgear’s Orbi, it is a WiFi Mesh Networking kit that comes with several satellites. It works in a similar manner to the Samsung Connect Home mesh network we reviewed in November. Mesh networks act as a single network with one password, and devices hop onto the best connection dynamically. With old WiFi repeaters, this was just not possible or extremely unreliable. In some ways, Mesh WiFi work similarly to cellphone networks.Orbi, like other mesh networks, has a private wireless network for the nodes or Satellites to communicate. That way, the regular WiFi

Netgear Brings Mesh Wi-Fi to Your Yard With Outdoor Orbi

If you've been itching to extend your Wi-Fi mesh out into your yard, now you can. Netgear's new Orbi comes with a stiff price tag, but promises performance to match. The post Netgear Brings ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Extremetech

Netgear Orbi Outdoor Satellite Extends WiFi Reach

[CES 2108] Netgear has just announced that it will feature the new Orbi Outdoor Satellite at CES 2018. As you can guess by its name, this is a product designed to be located outdoors, and it ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Ubergizmo

Netgear's latest Orbi Satellite offers 2,500 sq ft of outdoor Wi-Fi coverage

If you prefer to use your phone, laptop or other wireless device outside by your pool, you've probably faced connectivity problems from time to time. Wi-Fi extenders typically solve this ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Techspot

Netgear's Orbi Outdoor Satellite Extends Your Mesh Network For Poolside Netflix Binge-Watching

Wireless routers often have pretty good overall coverage inside your home -- especially if you use a mesh router system -- but coverage outside your home can often be spotty at best. If you ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from HotHardware

Netgear made an Orbi router for your yard

Wed 3 Jan 18 from The Verge

Netgear’s Orbi Satellite takes mesh WiFi networks outdoors

WiFi mesh networking is not for the faint of wallet, but if you're going to spend the money, Netgear's Orbi is one of the better systems out there. Until now, it has been ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Engadget

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