How to Get Pain-Free Wi-Fi in your Apartment
November 5, 2020

Believe it or not, because you live in an apartment building may be a plus to obtaining better Wi-Fi.  You see, most apartment buildings are already wired for cable TV, which operates on coax wiring.  This same coax wiring can be used to establish an extremely reliable wired network backbone called MoCA.  MoCA stands for Multimedia over Coax Alliance, which is the name of the group who sets the technology standards for MoCA.


Converting Coax Wiring to Ethernet

MoCA technology uses your existing coax TV cable wiring to create an Ethernet network to transmit Internet data. It’s secure, reliable and super-fast.  So exactly how do you convert coax to Ethernet?  By using one of two methods:

  • Have a Router with MoCA built-in and one MoCA Adapter
  • Get two MoCA Adapters if your router or modem does not have MoCA built in

MoCA adapters are an affordable way to bring Internet access to your PC’s, gaming systems, entertainment players and much more.  MoCA adapters are plug n’ play set-up. Connect one MoCA adapter to your router and a coax outlet.  Then connect one MoCA adapter to the Ethernet port of your device requiring Internet access, even Wireless Extenders or Access Points to boost your signal’s reach.


MoCA Technology for Better Wi-Fi and Much More

Better Home WiFi – MoCA adapters increase your network speeds which increases its performance. Enjoy full-coverage Wi-Fi throughout your home without the risk of spotty connection.

Better Streaming & Gaming – MoCA creates a stable Internet connection, so you get pristine 4K and HD resolution right away without having to deal with standard resolution while your Internet speeds catch up.  The same goes for online gaming. With MoCA supporting your Wi-Fi, you don’t have to worry about latency or lag while online gaming.

Better Video Conferencing at Home – Working from home can be a challenge if your internet connection isn’t reliable. MoCA makes the connection smooth and seamless, even if the whole household is using the internet at the same time.

Want to learn more about what MoCA can do? Check out Hitron’s Learn page for more resources.

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