8 Port Wireless Router


8 Port Wireless Router

8 Port Wireless Router

By Anne Ahira

There comes a time in every home where one computer connected to the internet is simply not enough.

If you have more than one person in the house, there is a good chance there are other devices that require internet connections as well, like game console, mp3 players, laptops and more.

This is where an 8 port wireless router could come in handy. You can connect all your devices to one centrally located device and no longer argue with the family about whose turn it is on the computer.

A popular 8 port wireless router is the Net Gear FVG318NA with Pro safe VPN firewall.




  • VPN Firewall 8
  • 802.11g wireless access point
  • IPSec Virtual Private Network (VPN) appliance
  • NAT router and eight-port Fast Ethernet switch.
  • 10 and 100 Mbps connections for wired devices
  • Frequency Band/Bandwidth: 2.4GHz
  • Transmission Speed: 108 Mbps
  • VPN pass through


The protection on this baby will give you the same protection you would expect to find in a small office setting.

You can rest assured your connection and data are safe with the firewall, intrusion detection system and FTP/SMTP/RPC program filtering are standard on this 8 port wireless router.

Wireless, need we say more? How perfect is a wireless connection, no longer tied to a single location in the house and the jumbled mess of wires that come with computers and their accessories is kept to a bare minimum.

This 8 port wireless router is also a breeze to set up, even with all this functionality you will have no trouble as the unit comes with handy on screen tutorials to walk you through the process one step at a time.

Eight full VPN connections at one time make this 8 port wireless router perfect for a busy house full of internet capable devices.

No more waiting until dad is done with the computer or being chained to one room. Since the network is wireless it is a simple matter to find a quiet corner to surf the net on your laptop.

Bottom Line

An 8 port wireless router gives you more options for close to the same price as 4 port routers.

With the number of internet, ready devices on the market it is a sure thing that four ports would be overwhelmed in short order. Do yourself and your family a big favor and upgrade now to avoid hassles in the future.

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