powerline networking adaptors connecting across different electricity rings

  henry000 11:13 10 Nov 2013
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I have read on the internet that using powerline networking adaptors to deliver a wired internet connection from one separate electricity ring to another at home "may" still work, but at a slower connection speed. Is this correct? How can I know if this is going to work in my home- is there a particular brand I should buy and if it does work how slow will it be? Will it be fast enough to watch videos on the internet?

  Pine Man 12:51 10 Nov 2013

This article should give you all the advice you need.

click here have been using HomePlugs for about two years. One is contacted to my modem/router upstairs and I have my smart TV plugged into one downstairs. My BB speed is about 11 mbps at the router upstairs but I haven't measured the speed downstairs. However my TV will stream HD programs from iPlayer without any buffering.

I

  Pine Man 12:52 10 Nov 2013

...above should read One is connected to my router/modem

  wee eddie 13:12 10 Nov 2013

I may be mistaken but, as far as I know, the signal is available to every ring within the home and not just limited to the Ring it is on

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