So, how has things changed since this firewall router was top of the chart? We'll let you in on some of the most modern secrets driving network technologies and security requirements:
- Most network routers are now capable of delivering wireless bandwidth within the wireless N range, with speeds of up to 1300Mbps compared to 108Mbps.
- The advent of fibre broadband, mobile apps and responsive websites do not present any critical issues, but have minor impacts on internet connectivity within the home.
- Security protocols have now advanced to include TKIP and WPA2 alongside the once popular WEP shared wireless security key.
- There are different colour routers of the same size - seriously, some people are very fussy about colours of their gadget, so we have to bring it to your attention!
So what are the key selling points of the Netgear 108Mbps Wireless Firewall WTG624 v3 Network Router and where can you get one to buy for old times sake?
This NetGear router uses NAT firewall with multi-virtual private network (VPN) pass-through for added protection against Internet attacks. The NetGear WGT624 Wireless-g Router uses Super GTM Technology to deliver speeds of up to 108 Mbps, and provides lag-less multimedia streaming over long ranges.
This wireless-g router supports up to 253 networked computers, and auto-partitioning on each port. Last, this NetGear router supports MAC Address Control and Wireless Access Control (SSID), and is Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Pre-shared Key upgradable.