Comcast updates its xFi Pod mesh Wi-Fi extenders with faster speeds and fewer pods

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Comcast is announcing a new version of its hexagon-shaped xFi Pods, the mesh Wi-Fi extender pods it sells to extend Wi-Fi networks around your house, with more Wi-Fi bandwidth (up to 500Mbps) and a second wired Ethernet port on each pod as well. (Disclosure: Comcast is an investor in Vox Media, The Verge’s parent company.) The company originally began selling its Wi-Fi extender pods to consumers in 2018 in packs of three or six plugs, but the new ones come in packs of one or two.

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Similar to its predecessor, the xFi Pods maintain a six-sided polygonal design that plugs into an outlet, and you pair them with an xFi Wireless Gateway or xFi Advanced Gateway. The new xFi pods are tri-band Wi-Fi devices,…

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Author: Taylor Lyles