Broadband Booster


Does anyone have any clue about this device? It seems to be optimizing broadband speed.

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Can't be certain as I couldn't find any references, but I would guess this device does QoS - it doesn't boost everything, just certain things - and it boosts them by giving priority to things link VoIP calls, web traffic, and other such things.  So if your kids are downloading large files, your phone calls get a higher priority and in turn, sound better and/or don't break up.

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It's simply a QoS device... It gives priority to certain apps/protocols/ports.
It's not going to boost your broadband connection speed any faster, but it will improve performance when multiple users are surfing/gaming/downloading at once.

Looks like a nifty device for a home network... Out of curiosity, how much does one of these units cost?
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
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Not a bad price at all for someone looking for an easy way of setting up QoS on a home network!
Thanks for the link, leew!
davidlars99Author Commented:
I bought it already... :)
I might have to pick up one to play with... I know a few people who could benefit from this - and it's at a great pricepoint!

Thanks for mentioning this product!

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