WiFi Routers Wasilla AK

Local resource for WiFi routers in Wasilla. 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.

Computer Solutions
(907) 373-1581
490 E Railroad Avenue # 1B
Wasilla, AK
Services
Computer Hardware and Supplies
Payment Options
MasterCard, Master Card, VISA

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Alaska Computer Hardware
(907) 622-5600
12812 Old Glenn Highway # A10
Eagle River, AK
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers

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Alaska Computer Hardware
(907) 622-5600
12812 Old Glenn Highway # A10
Eagle River, AK
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers

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Fairbanks Printers Inc
(907) 455-8167
1595 College Road
Fairbanks, AK
Services
Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies
Payment Options
MasterCard, VISA

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Juneau Electronics
(907) 789-1400
1000 Harbor Way
Juneau, AK
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Computer Networks

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Matanuska Telephone Association Network Services
(800) 478-9699
Palmer, AK
Services
Computer Network Hardware

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Mat-Su Computer Medics
(907) 892-0371
P.O. Box 876523
Wasilla, AK
Services
Computer Repair, Networking, Data Recovery, Data Transfer, Web Hosting & Design
Hours
24 Hours
Years in Business
Mat-Su Computer Medics
Products
Hardware & Software Support
Payment Options
Check & Cash

Paratex Pied Piper Pest Cntrl
(907) 789-2350
17525 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK
Services
Pest Control Services, Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Internet Service Providers

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Homer Net
(907) 235-9373
432 E Pioneer Avenue
Homer, AK
Services
Internet Products and Services, Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Internet Service Providers

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Tel Alaska Net Works Inc
(907) 224-3894
Seward, AK
Services
Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Internet Service Providers

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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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