Wi-Fi for extended distances

By Flux333
Aug 5, 2010
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  1. Hi there.

    i have HP550 (not much), but i was wandering, what's the maximum range for taking a wifi signal?

    Is there a possibility to extend/to catch a wifi signal on longer distances with some software or something? I have just moved to a house near my apartment (where my network is set up) and the distance is, well, nearly 1500 meters (1.5 km).
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,288   +281

    1500m is almost a full statute mile; you will need a new ISP connection at the remote location as WiFi will not traverse that distance even with a repeater.

    You may need to use a satellite connection if all else fails
  3. hughva

    hughva Newcomer, in training Posts: 309



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