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Question on newly added Self-Organizing Network (SON) Feature

Question on newly added Self-Organizing Network (SON) Feature

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Hello

 

I just received the new router update supporting Self-Organizing Network (SON) for my Fios router.

 

Does this mean I can now add a Google wifi (mesh router) or similar add on...?   i just want something that can help expand coverage for a house with an extended footprint, neighter the 2.4/5 Gig spectrum really cover the footprint.  Basically keeping the Fios router and adding some mesh pucks to help with wifi coverage.

 

Thanks in advance.

-Mitchman

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@Mitchman wrote:

Hello

 

I just received the new router update supporting Self-Organizing Network (SON) for my Fios router.

 

Does this mean I can now add a Google wifi (mesh router) or similar add on...?   i just want something that can help expand coverage for a house with an extended footprint, neighter the 2.4/5 Gig spectrum really cover the footprint.  Basically keeping the Fios router and adding some mesh pucks to help with wifi coverage.

 

Thanks in advance.

-Mitchman


No you were always able to add Google wifi. The SON feature is supposed helps devices switch between 2.4 and 5 GHz bands more seamlessly. 

If you do decide to add Google wifi then you want to turn off the wifi in the FiOS router. 

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