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
Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Personal Computer Peripheral Equipment
Mon-Fri Weekdays

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

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It Global Solutions
(240) 568-9800
8663 Cherry Ln
Laurel, MD
Aldmyr Systems Inc
(301) 459-0990
4200 Parliament Pl
Lanham, MD
National Computers Office Systems
(410) 823-1950
109 E Pennsylvania Ave
Towson, MD
Cumberland Computer and Network Services
(301) 777-1874
606 North Centre Street # A
Cumberland, MD
Workstations and Servers, Computer Cleaning, Computer Network Hardware

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Conxx Inc
(240) 580-2767
434 N Centre Street
Cumberland, MD
Computer Network Hardware

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Dafer Enterprises
(410) 730-2777
8505 Moon Glass Ct
Columbia, MD
Computer Services No 1
(301) 208-9388
901 Russell Ave
Gaithersburg, MD
Open Technology Group
(301) 588-1600
8403 Colesville Rd Ste 760
Silver Spring, 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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