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Mesh WiFi Networks: What Cord Cutters Need to Know About the Latest Tech Toy

Aside from the high price, mesh WiFi systems aren't immune to the same interference and range limits of WiFi itself, and there are a few potential pitfalls. 

Keep reading to learn more about those, and some cost-effective alternatives to mesh WiFi networks for cord cutters. 

 

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Tablo FAQs: What WiFi Frequency Should I Use - 2.4 or 5 GHz?

Depending on where your Tablo sits in relation to your router and several other factors, you may want to connect your Tablo and other cord cutting gear to the 5.0 GHz WiFi frequency vs. the 2.4 GHz frequency for a faster, buffer-free experience. Keep reading to learn more... 

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Tablo FAQs: Do I Need Internet to Use a Tablo OTA DVR?

One of our most frequently asked questions is: “Do I need internet to watch and record live local TV with a Tablo Over-the-Air DVR?”

Yes. You DO need internet access to use Tablo Over-the-Air DVRs. Keep reading to find out why.

 

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Cordcutting 101: Ten Ways to Ensure Your WiFi Network is Ready for Streaming

WiFi RouterWhether you’re just embarking on your cordcutting journey or you’re a long-term member of the cordcutting revolution, getting the most out of your WiFi network (AKA: the backbone of your entertainment system) is critical. Here are our 10 tips for making sure your streaming media flows is swift and smooth throughout your home network.

 

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Tablo FAQs – Where Should I Place my Tablo?

Tablo DVRIt can be confusing to choose the best location in your home to put your device since your Tablo DVR isn’t a traditional set-top-box. Since it doesn’t have to cozy up to your TV, let’s talk about the dos and don'ts of choosing a home for your Tablo.

 

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Powerline Ethernet Adapters – The Little-Known Secret Weapon for Cord Cutters

Powerline ethernet adapterWe’ve previously mentioned how important the quality of your home network is to your cord cutting success but a great option we haven’t talked about yet is the Powerline Ethernet Adapter. Many Tablo team members and customers are using this technology to connect their Tablo to their routers which are located in other rooms in the house, or to hardwire HDMI streaming devices like Roku to their home networks.

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