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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is a WiFi router?
A WiFi router is a device that provides a wireless network connection, routing traffic from a modem. The router creates a wireless signal and sends information from the Internet to your devices, thus allowing them to connect to the network. NETGEAR offers multiple options of WiFi routers which include a range of Nighthawk products. Discover our ‘What is a WiFi Router’ page to learn more.
How does a WiFi router work?
A WiFi router works by acting as a vehicle of communication between the device and Internet. It is connected to the modem which then enables it to create a wireless signal for the devices to connect with. WiFi routers offer different connectivity standards, including WiFi 6 and WiFi 6e.
Modem vs Router. What is the difference?
The key difference between a Modem and a Router is that the modem creates the connection to the Internet whilst the router provides that connection to the connecting devices. Modem-routers are 2-in-1 devices working as a modem and a WiFi router.