Wireless

Ubiquiti launches new 60GHz airFiber

This week, Ubiquiti has launched a new addition to the airFiber product line with a new short range 60GHz model, which being such a high frequency the maximum range is up to 2km. Ubiquiti initially launched the existing airFiber line up back in 2013, with the current airFiber 24. They followed up that with the airFiber 24HD which had more capacity and a larger size for more gain – both […]

Ubiquiti’s LTU range of custom silicon wireless products is now available

Ubiquiti is most known for its UniFi line of enterprise access points, switches, firewalls and IP cameras but what got the company started in the early days was the airMAX line of point-to-point and point-to-multipoint wireless radios, which are used for building to building situations as well as rural broadband in emerging markets and parts of the United States and New Zealand where the land is so stretched out and […]

D-Link launches 9 new routers, some with 802.11ax (WiFi 6) support

CES is next week and already there are new products being announced before the actual event has started, and it where would be without a ton of new WiFi products, and D-Link is one of the latest company’s to announce some new routers, some with mesh, some with 802.11ax (WiFi 6) and some with both. D-Link has nine new routers to show off at CES, but here is all the […]

Ubiquiti launches bundle for AmpliFi Alien router and new mesh unit

At the end of November, Ubiquiti launched its first 802.11ax (WiFi 6) product, the AmpliFi Alien which is standalone, high performance router which has 802.11ax support, gigabit LAN ports and a touchscreen so you can see information about connected devices, throughput and more. Up until today, if you needed more range from your AmpliFi Alien router, the only option was to spend a further $379 on a second router in […]

T-Mobile rolls out 600MHz 5G network in the US today

Today, T-Mobile in the US has announced that its new lower frequency 600MHz 5G network has gone live throughout the United States, for those customers who have compatible phones. T-Mobile has said that this is the first nationwide 5G network to go live in the US. “T-Mobile lights up the first nationwide 5G network, first nationwide prepaid 5G with Metro by T-Mobile and first 5G devices that work nationwide, ushering […]

ICTP and CISAR use Ubiquiti airFiber and achieve 356mbps across 304km

A non profit organisation in Italy called The Centro Italiano Sperimentazione ed Attività Radiantistiche have achieved a super long distance wireless link using Ubiquiti’s airFiber backhaul radios and large dishes. The link spreads across the water half way and connects at 304km or 189 miles and still manages to transmit 356mbps in full duplex mode. The group used two Ubiquiti airFiber 5X radios which only cost around £400 each and two […]

802.11ac Wave 2 is now available for some routers

WiFi is something we all rely on and even though in the real world using ethernet cables in the home is much faster, this isn’t always practical and with smartphones and tablets – impossible. So this is why managing your home network and your wireless side important as interference, crowded channels and old routers using out of date wireless protocols can be your bottleneck for speed. 802.11ac debuted around 3 […]

Why consumer routers are plain awful and what you can do about it

Okay, so in the current space a lot of people do buy inexpensive routers, such as a Netgear or TP-Link generic box or just use the one provided with their ISP. and wonder why they have occasional dropouts and a wireless coverage which doesn’t and mainly can’t cover the whole house. Sometimes some random speed issues which can be fixed by simply ‘restarting the router’ or ‘turning it off and on again.’ I […]

What’s the best home CCTV system? – #HomeNetworkingMonth

As part of our Home Networking Month, one of the most requested articles we promised as well as a few others was “What is the best CCTV system for the home.” So that’s what this article is on, now we have looked at the market and there are plenty avaible out there, such as the Nest Camera, Phillips and more. But one that caught our eye is the Ubiquiti UniFi Video […]

Welcome to Home Networking Month

For the entirety of April, A&T Tech will be publishing helpful tips on home networking, suggesting significant upgrades for your router, cabling and some ingenious systems to work out how much data is really being used in your home. This isn’t just what we want to post or write about, there will also be a F&Q section where if any readers have any questions about home networking we will do our best to […]