The Model 4402 Wireless-N Router is an excellent choice for almost any home or business network. It supports high data speeds, a wide wireless coverage area, and up to 253 networked users. The Model 4402 connects easily to a broadband modem to provide shared Internet access to all the computers and other devices on its network. Wireless compatibility includes 802.11 n at speeds up to 150 Mbps, as well as support for 802.11 g, b, and mixed networks. Wireless range is typically up to 1000 feet in an open field. Indoor range varies depending upon walls and other obstructions. The Model 4402 provides a range of local area networking functions, including: 1) Access Point to add a wireless capability to an Ethernet network, 2) Broadband Router to give wired or wireless devices on a network shared access to a broadband Internet connection, 3) 4-port Switch with 4 Ethernet ports for establishing a wired connection to computers and other devices on a network; and 4) Repeater to extend the range of wireless networks. The Model 4402 supports all popular forms of wireless security: WEP, WPA, and WPA2. WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) makes it easy to create secure wireless networks in a home or office. A movable external antenna allows positioning for optimum performance. Hardware based Virtual Private Networking uses IPSec tunneling. Installation is simplified with a setup wizard and support for Universal Plug and Play.