Wi-Fi. You've heard of it. You've used it. You may be on it at this very moment. What is Wi-Fi? Well, it's any “wireless local area network (WLAN) products that are based on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' (IEEE) 802.11 standards." More simply, Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed wireless Internet and network connections.
Setting up Wi-Fi at home will enable you to enjoy all kinds of content on your compatible devices without connecting a bunch of cables: computers, phones, tablets, game consoles, and more. Here's how to get your home set up for wireless.
What Do I Need for a Wi-Fi Connection?
How Do I Set This Stuff Up?
Once you've got your Internet service, modem, and router, it's time to set it all up.
Signals can also be weakened by your home's construction. If you've got a less accessible spot in your home you may want to look into range extenders (which do exactly what it sounds like), powerline Ethernet adapters (which create a wired connection to another part of your house using your homes power wiring), and other options.