Mesh Wi-Fi vs. traditional router: Which one’s best for your home?

You can go with the easy answer—or the one that’s actually best for you.

Nearly everyone knows traditional routers—they've been around forever at this point. You need just one to manage the internet connection provided through your modem. For some folks, this may be the combination modem/router (also known as a gateway) provided by your service provider.

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Alaina Yee

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