WiFi Routers Frostburg MD

Local resource for WiFi routers in Frostburg. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to wireless data transfer solutions, WiFi router buying guides, and WiFi router settings, as well as advice and content on WiFi devices and computer hardware.

Allegany Computer Services
(301) 689-1917
17545 Old National Pke Sw
Frostburg, MD
Services
Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Personal Computer Peripheral Equipment
Hours
Mon-Fri Weekdays

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Cumberland Computer and Network Services
(301) 777-1874
606 North Centre Street # A
Cumberland, MD
Services
Workstations and Servers, Computer Cleaning, Computer Network Hardware

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Monarch Services Inc
(410) 254-9200
4517 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD
Services
Marketing Sales, Computer Peripherals, Envelopes Manufacturers and Wholesalers, News Dealers and Newsstands, Magazine and Journal Publishers

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Ef Technologies
(301) 527-9590
1 Maryland Ave
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Bmc Software Development Inc
(301) 668-8591
295 Bailes Ln
Frederick, MD
 
Conxx Inc
(240) 580-2767
434 N Centre Street
Cumberland, MD
Services
Computer Network Hardware

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Verizon
(800) 455-0080
Cumberland, MD
Services
Computer Network Hardware

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Mobilaps Llc
(301) 608-8222
1101 Blair Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD
 
Tkf Systems
(410) 312-2982
6259 Deep River Cyn
Columbia, MD
 
Software Solutions
(301) 729-3755
16214 McMullen Hwy
Bel Air, MD
 
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Digital Photo - WiFi Basics

WiFi Basics

Download, print, surf the web and more—the digital world is better when you cut the cord


Each of these refers to a slightly different implementation of the same technology, with varying capabilities in terms of speed and distance of data transfer. Most new devices use IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g, so you can't go wrong with an 802.11b/g device, as it supports both of the most common protocols (802.11a is rarely seen these days).

The difference between b and g is speed-b transfers data at speeds up to 11 Mbits/sec., while g operates at about 54 Mbits/sec.—roughly 1.4 and 6.8 Mbps, respectively. If you choose a wireless router with the b/g specification, you can connect the widest variety of devices and still take advantage of the faster speed with devices that support it.

Setting Up Your Home Network
Getting past the technical jargon is the most difficult part of going wireless. Once you've acquired the equipment, putting it all together is relatively easy.

First, select a location in your home for the wireless router. It's best to put it in a central location, if possible, to maximize reception throughout the house. WiFi devices can communicate through most walls and floors, but a central location will deliver the best results.

You'll want to place the router near your Internet modem so that they can be connected with—ahem—a wire, however. It doesn't matter what type of Internet connection you have, nor do you have to connect your network to the Internet, but you haven't lived until you've sent e-mail or surfed the web from your couch.

 

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