On 04/25/2015 05:08 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
On Sat, 2015-04-25 at 10:22 +0200, J.Witvliet(a)mindef.nl wrote:
> Powerline adapters are illegal in several countries as they pollute
> the radio spectrum.
I wasn't aware of that. They are not illegal where I live (UK).
I would not want to exclude they are illegal some countries, but to my
knowledge they are perfectly legal in the all of the EU, except in some
very rare situations.
In Germany, they are very popular, sold by millions and occasionally
bundled with broadband connections by TelCos and CableCos.
> Only good solution is cat6 or fibre and a second accesspoint.
Certainly the best solution, but it's not always practical to run new
Exactly. They are an inexpensive, less intrusive and flexible
alternative to rewiring your home, esp. suiteable in situations when you
don't need full bandwidth (e.g.. TVs), need LAN in rooms you haven't
wired, or are having problems with a crowded/overloaded available