What is an Ethernet over Coax Adapter?

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An Ethernet over coax adapter is more commonly known as a MoCA adapter. But both terms are accurate. The adapter uses MoCA technology to create an Ethernet over coax network out of the existing coax wiring left over in your walls from installed Cable TV services.

You can use an Ethernet coaxial adapter (MoCA adapter) to make your wireless network reach farther and perform much better. These adapters are super easy to set up. All you have to do is:

  1. Get Ethernet over coax (MoCA) adapters
  2. Use a coax cable to plug in your router or modem/router directly to the coax outlet
  3. Connect an Ethernet over coax (MoCA) adapter to a different coax outlet with a coaxial cable and then to your device with an Ethernet cord.

It’s as easy as plugging things in and you are good to go. Once you set up your adapter(s), you can experience many benefits:

Better home WiFi

Since MoCA adapters give you better signal coverage, your WiFi speeds get better, too. Faster speeds mean better Internet throughout your home. Ethernet over coax adapters create a wired Ethernet backbone with speeds up to 1 Gbps. Sometimes more.

Better streaming & gaming

MoCA is a wired solution, meaning that when you connect an adapter with a stationary device like your gaming console or PC, you get uninterrupted connection. No lag with MoCA.

The same goes for wireless online game play. When you have MoCA supporting your WiFi, there is not latency or lag.

Better working from home
Most working from home (WFH) role require at least some video conference call access. With MoCA, your call connection is always reliable. No glitches, freezing or dropped calls.

Secure connection

MoCA is a secure technology. It is also reliable because it is wired.

When you use an Ethernet over coax adapter (MoCA adapter) your Internet gets better.   If you want to improve your entire home network, explore MoCA technology with HT-EM4 MoCA adapters. With these adapters, you can enhance your WiFi connection in every corner of your home in minutes.

HT-EM4 MoCA adapters are available on Amazon.  Want to learn more about MoCA technology or improving your WiFi connection?  Check out Hitron’s Learn page or Blog for more articles on these topics.

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