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Upgrade Your Home Network To Wi-Fi 6 For The Big Game and Beyond!

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Upgrade Your Home Network To Wi-Fi 6 For The Big Game and Beyond!

AX8.jpgWith the Big Game just days away, Football fans all over are starting to plan their parties. From food to drinks to decorations to the final guest list, everything will soon come together. Aside from the normal party necessities, some will take it to the next level and look to upgrade their TVs just in time for the Big Game. Who wouldn’t want to watch Football’s biggest stage on a bigger, better TV?


While TVs with the latest and greatest technology have always been the center of attention, the choice to stream the Big Game has increased over the last few years, especially with the rise of cord cutting. Nowadays, fans are able to watch through streaming services like Hulu, DirectTV Now and YouTubeTV on devices such as Roku, Apple TV 4K, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and more. Even more, some of those TVs with the latest and greatest technology let you stream directly to the TV with no additional hardware.


If you fall into the cord cutting crowd and are planning to stream the Big Game, a new TV might not be the answer for a better streaming and viewing experience. Whether you’re streaming to your TV, alongside streaming to additional devices, you’ll want to make sure your Wi-Fi connection is strong. Planning to check Social Media to see what others are saying about the commercials in between gameplay? Trying to keep kids entertained because they think the game is too boring? You’ll need to make sure your Wi-Fi is not only fast but can also support multiple connected devices and apps efficiently. All of these points back to having Wi-Fi performance that ensures your party is a hit!


Luckily, you’ll have a head start in future proofing your home network before the Big Game arrives. NETGEAR’s latest and greatest router, the Nighthawk AX8, touts the latest Wi-Fi standard, Wi-Fi 6 or 802.11ax. This AX Wi-Fi router is designed to improve your home network’s capacity and efficiency to support a large range of connected devices and apps, perfect for your party’s guests! By supporting ultra-high speeds and stronger connections, the AX8 will ensure smoother ultra-HD 4K streaming, enhancing your viewing experience.

So, what do you think? Has streaming indefinitely changed the way you watch the Big Game? What are some ways you plan to ensure your viewing party goes off without a hitch? Tell us below!

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Re: Upgrade Your Home Network To Wi-Fi 6 For The Big Game and Beyond!

Don't think there are any devices out there, TV or otherwise that supports Wi-Fi 6. Buy a r7800 and let the standard finalize and manufacturers start providing support for clients. 

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