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What is best way to extend range of wifi from my house?

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I have used a Ubiquiti Nanobridge M5 a few years ago to extend my wifi 'reach' to connect to Xfinity hotspots, the M5 then connected to a home router which then rebroadcast the connection thru-out our house.

This time however I purchased a Litebeam AC to do the same thing but now I have to use a mobile app to setup the antenna and I cannot figure out how to get it to work :( I saw you mentioned using 'bridge' mode, but I'm still not having any luck :(
Can you help guide me thru the Litebeam AC setup or did I buy the wrong device?
Thank you for any help you can provide
 
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Regarding the Comcast signal, is it yours or a neighbor's?
 
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I have used a Ubiquiti Nanobridge M5 a few years ago to extend my wifi 'reach' to connect to Xfinity hotspots, the M5 then connected to a home router which then rebroadcast the connection thru-out our house.

This time however I purchased a Litebeam AC to do the same thing but now I have to use a mobile app to setup the antenna and I cannot figure out how to get it to work :( I saw you mentioned using 'bridge' mode, but I'm still not having any luck :(
Can you help guide me thru the Litebeam AC setup or did I buy the wrong device?
Thank you for any help you can provide
I'm not sure you understood what you bought, as the LiteBeam ac is intended for long range Wi-Fi signals, not for home coverage, as it has a very narrow, directional signal.
It's not intended as a range extender in the sense that you use it a wireless bridge, which is what it sounds like you have been using so far.
The LiteBeam ac needs to be powered by PoE (Power over Ethernet) which either requires a switch capable of PoE or a power injector, so just plugging it in to your network, wouldn't make it work.
 
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I'm not sure you understood what you bought, as the LiteBeam ac is intended for long range Wi-Fi signals, not for home coverage, as it has a very narrow, directional signal.
It's not intended as a range extender in the sense that you use it a wireless bridge, which is what it sounds like you have been using so far.
In the US, Comcast uses their customer's wifi routers as hotspots for users besides the premise owner.

I think OP is grabbing from one of these hotspots
 
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In the US, Comcast uses their customer's wifi routers as hotspots for users besides the premise owner.

I think OP is grabbing from one of these hotspots
Even so, the LiteBeam ac doesn't seem like the ideal solution, as it's really designed for point to point usage.
 
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Even so, the LiteBeam ac doesn't seem like the ideal solution, as it's really designed for point to point usage.
Exactly: point the Litebeam at the hotspot across the street or where ever. I believe the hotspot is not their own.
 
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It doesn't work like that litebeam is point to point and works over something crazy like 15km you need two dishes pointed at each other with precision.
If your just stealing WiFi from across the street a typical outdoor high power repeater would be more than adequate.
 
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