Which Wifi Router I should buy?

If you are confused and have little knowledge on which WiFi router you should, you buy then check the following checklist. There are various company WiFi routers available in the market and you should do the best study before you buy the one. It is not always about the pricing, it's about the time and efforts you invest in having the best technology infrastructure at your home and office. Ultimately as a consumer and business person you will be not happy in reinvesting your time, efforts and money now and then to have satisfactory infra for your personal and business usage.


Who is your ISP?

Which ISP do you have its ADSL (DSL), Cable, Fiber. Before you reach to any decision, put some time and efforts on thinking on your requirements and ISP. Today, you may have ADSL/DSL provider and you may change to some other ISP in the future. If you are buying router for BSNL or MTNL then you will need ADSL router with Modem. Other WAN support routers will work with most of the ISPs.


What is the range you want to cover?

If its for 500 sq feet or 1000 or more sq feet area you would like to cover. If it's single or multi storied. Check the router features and technical specifications how many sq feet area it support, would you need a single router to multiple routers or extenders to cover the required area.


What is band requirements, 2.4 / 5 GHz or both?

Check if you need a single band 2.4 GHz or 5GHz or dual-band router


What additional features you're seeking?

Check if you need 3G / 4G / 5G dongle support, USB, SIM Card, CCTV support and other additional features you may want in the router.


Do you want with external Antenna or without Antenna?

Check for external antenna and internal antenna, no of antennas 2, 3, 4, 5? 2.4Ghz Antenna or 5Ghz Antenna?


Future Safe?

Check if it is future safe, by saying so, will it work with upcoming new technologies like 5G, fiber or others.


What is your budget?

Decide the budget in price range such as 1000 to 2000 or 1000 to 3000

Once you are clear and decided with your requirements, go to Amazon App or Website and search for the routers matching your requirements, filter the price range (start from low range and gradually increase the range) and ratings 4+*

Here objective is not to find the low cheap quality router, but best lowest price and best quality matching  router.

Once you click search you will find several brand and companies offering the routers to your requirements'.

Filter by Brand, we recommend following brands for regular to higher applications

  • D-LINK
  • Netgear
  • Linksys
  • Cisco


If you find and like the router check for general and technical specifications. Compare the technical and general specification of router if you want to cross-check between the brands and ranges.


Hope this helps, please do comment and discuss further and share your experiences.


Good Luck!

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