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Choosing equipment to extend wifi signal

By Christos21
Sep 7, 2016
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  1. Hello. I would like to provide internet connection to a neighbour house using my already wifi connection. What I would like to do is having a device that you will suggest me to the house that it will be connected to the wifi remotely and provide internet connection to the house.
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,504   +377

  3. EndlessWaves

    EndlessWaves TS Booster Posts: 191   +45

    Two questions:

    1. Does the second house's network need to be separate & secure from the first?

    2. If you take a selection of devices (laptops, tablets, phones etc.) over to the second house then how many of them can pick up the wi-fi signal from the first?

    If none of them can pick up the signal inside the second house then you can get directional wi-fi links, but once you're mounting stuff on buildings and whatnot then it's probably just as easy to string up a cable unless there's a public road or something in the way.

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