There are hundreds of different wireless routers available for sale on Amazon, so it can be difficult to choose one when it comes time to upgrade. Should price be your main concern? Or customer ratings? Or perhaps the type of wireless technology the router uses is the main concern. Well guess what: there’s an option out there that will let you upgrade your home Wi-Fi without getting a new router at all. Check out the Hawking Technology Hi-Gain 5GHz Wireless AC Network Upgrade, which is on sale right now on Amazon for just over $45.

From the Amazon product page:

Upgrade Your Router to the Wireless-AC Standard
Not ready to part with your router? Whether your internet service provider forced a router/modem combination that you can’t change, or you simply just don’t want to risk taking your network down to setup a new router, Hawking can help! Use the HW5AC to upgrade your device to the fastest wireless standard by simply plugging the Wireless-AC Network Upgrade into your existing device’s available ethernet port.

Previous wireless standards like 802.11b/g provide speeds that are sufficient for checking emails and surfing the internet, but if your wireless demands have increased to include streaming movies, downloading high definition content, and data intensive file transfers, the Wireless-AC standard is for you. While other networking companies force you into buying new devices, Hawking has developed this unique product that allows you to add on to your existing networking device to connect with your brand new smartphone, tablet, and Ultrabook at supercharged

Depending on how old your router is, plugging in this simple device could boost your internet speed by anywhere from three times to 10 times or even more!

 

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