If you are a service provider looking for a way to differentiate yourself from your competition, high quality in-home WiFi connectivity is a good way to go.
When venturing into this market opportunity, what are the criteria upon which you should choose a solution? Here are the must have features and functionalities that service providers should be looking for:
Remote Management Software
The solution needs to have a software component making it possible to remotely manage in-home connectivity issues. That way, you are actually in control of the situation, enabling you to reduce customer care costs and make your operations more efficient.
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In order for network resources to be used in the most efficient way, you will need continuous cloud-based AI powered analysis of data across all mesh nodes to be able to proactively manage channel planning, band steering and client steering.
True Mesh Architecture
In case of true mesh, every node or extender is connected to each other, resulting in the best possible coverage.
High Maximum Data Rate
You want the maximum possible speed to send the data through which would be, with the current technology, 2200 Mbps on 5 Ghz. and 300 Mbps on 2,4 Ghz.
All solutions out there will also include consumer software to help them with installation and trouble shooting. Also, most parties also offer hardware in the form of access points and extenders.