Updated on 2 August 2013 by

WPA or Wi-Fi Protected Access implements a much stronger encryption than the older and less secure WEP and is also much simpler to set up. Several wireless routers do not have the WPA pre-set and provide a set up menu to aid in configuring your security settings. Most of the best wireless routers of today support WPA.


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Asus RT-AC68U
Apple AirPort Extreme (2013)
Netgear Nighthawk R7000
D-Link DIR-868L
Asus RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router
Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station A1521 (ME918LL/A)
Netgear Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 Smart WiFi Router
D-Link DIR-868L AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router
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Release Date
Sep 2013
Jun 2013
Sep 2013
Apr 2013
Router Functionalities
Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru, DHCP Server, Wireless Access Point
Firewall, Wireless Access Point, DSL Modem
Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru, Wireless Access Point
Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru, Wireless Access Point
Connectivity
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless
Included Adapter
Power adapter - External
Power adapter - External
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 3.7 stars