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Two Router Home Network Diagram


Basic home networks typically work with just one broadband router, but adding a second router provides more options for expanding and managing the network. See below for a detailed description of this layout.
Two Router Home Network - Diagram

Two Router Home Network - Diagram

Two router networks provide useful new capabilities in several situations:
  • Extending a wired network based on one Ethernet router to include Wi-Fi capability via a wireless second router.
  • Building a subnetwork within the overall home network to limit the Internet access of certain devices, or to isolate their network traffic
  • Having a working backup unit available in case one router suddenly fails to function
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