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Best Sparklight Now Sparklight Wi-Fi Router In 2019

Choosing a new router can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be. With a vast array of choices and on-board features; there’s a perfect router to fit your family’s needs. We’ve rated ten wireless routers that work well with all Sparklight internet plans including the Sparklight GigaOne internet plan. With Cable ONE now Sparklight as your internet provider, you have many affordable and high quality options when it comes to choosing a new Wi-Fi router. Whether you’re buying a new router with the start of new service or your previous router won’t power on; there’s a router that fits your needs on our list. View our top router picks for 2019 that are compatible with all Sparklight internet plans here.

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Compatible With Cable ONE Now Sparklight Plans 200 Mbps & Under

Tenda AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $44.99

Advantages: Equipped with 2 external antennas for expanded Wi-Fi coverage and 1 USB port for network file sharing.

Disadvantages: Reports of high latency when streaming multiple devices at the same time.

Buy The Tenda AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Overall Performance: 85%

Signal Strength: 80%

Router Strength: 85%

Router Range: 90%

D-Link AC1200 Wireless WiFi Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $59.99

Advantages: Better Wi-Fi network coverage than the average entry level router with easy to set up parental controls.

Disadvantages: User interface is geared towards novice users. More advanced features can be difficult to find.

Buy The D-Link AC1200 Wireless WiFi Router

Overall Performance: 88%

Signal Strength: 85%

Router Strength: 90%

Router Range: 90%

LINKSYS EA6350 AC1200+ Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $89.99

Advantages: Linksys Smart Wi-Fi App can monitor usage and set parental controls including blocking specific devices from accessing the internet. Numerous reports of superior customer service.

Disadvantages: Mixed reviews on ease of installation from less tech savvy users. No installation CD is required though.

Buy The LINKSYS EA6350 AC1200+ Router

Overall Performance: 90%

Signal Strength: 85%

Router Strength: 95%

Router Range: 90%

Netgear AC1750 Wi-Fi Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $129.99

Advantages: Three external high power antennas + beamforming for faster, more reliable connections and better range.

Disadvantages: Occasional complaints of bad customer service after the 90 day complimentary support.

Buy The Netgear AC1750 Wi-Fi Router

Overall Performance: 95%

Signal Strength: 95%

Router Strength: 95%

Router Range: 95%

Symantec Norton Core Secure Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $199.99

Advantages: Super easy set up through the Norton app or web browser. In app traffic monitoring to detect malicious activity and unlimited antivirus license software included for the first year.

Disadvantages: No VPN protection. Speed tests are inaccurate due to the deep packet inspection disrupting the test.

Buy The Symantec Norton Core Secure Router

Overall Performance: 90%

Signal Strength: 85%

Router Strength: 90%

Router Range: 95%

Compatible With Cable ONE Now Sparklight GigaOne Internet Plan

Motorola AC1700 Router with Extended Range

Specs: Concurrent Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $99.99

Advantages: Excellent range with a strong signal that’s great for large homes and apartments bombarded by wireless noise.

Disadvantages: Sporadic complaints of lower speeds on the 2.4 GHz band.

Buy The Motorola AC1700 Router with Extended Range

Overall Performance: 93%

Signal Strength: 99%

Router Strength: 80%

Router Range: 99%

TP-Link AC3150 Wi-Fi Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $179.99

Advantages: Four dual band antennas equipped with amplifiers that help create a strong and wide range network. Great for large homes!

Disadvantages: Boasts device design, but rather ordinary and doesn’t add much towards functionality.

Buy The TP-Link AC3150 Wi-Fi Router

Overall Performance: 92%

Signal Strength: 93%

Router Strength: 90%

Router Range: 92%

ASUS AC2900 Gigabit Wireless Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $199.99

Advantages: Designed for gaming and streaming 4K UHD content, easy to set up and easy to manage parental controls.

Disadvantages: Only a dual-band router, so there isn’t an extra band to alleviate network congestion and the app only works while you’re connected to your home network.

Buy The ASUS AC2900 Gigabit Wireless Router

Overall Performance: 93%

Signal Strength: 90%

Router Strength: 95%

Router Range: 95%

Linksys WRT32X AC3200 Gaming Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $299.99

Advantages: Built and designed exclusively for gaming. It’s equipped with a prioritizing engine to prioritize gaming on the network. The physical design is to lower latency.

Disadvantages: Only a dual-band router and numerous reports of a previous (since fixed) firmware issue.

Buy The Linksys WRT32X AC3200 Gaming Router

Overall Performance: 85%

Signal Strength: 80%

Router Strength: 85%

Router Range: 90%

NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 WiFi Router

Specs: Dual-band 802.11 AC

Approximate Price: $289.48

Advantages: Rated best gaming router by IGN. You can view real-time bandwidth utilization by each connected device and view real time ping latency to stabilize it.

Disadvantages: Numerous reports of having difficulty with the initial set up.

Buy The NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 WiFi Router

Overall Performance: 97%

Signal Strength: 96%

Router Strength: 99%

Router Range: 95%

Tips On Choosing A Cable ONE Now Sparklight Compatible Router

Before you decide on a new wireless router for your Cable ONE now Sparklight internet, here are some things to keep in mind while shopping for a new router. While searching for your new router, make sure the router you’d like to buy not only fits into your budget, but can properly handle the speeds you’re paying for. Not all routers will be able to deliver you the speeds you’re paying for, especially if your Sparklight internet plan has speeds over 100 Mbps. If you’re unsure of what speeds your Sparklight internet plan are capable of, contact Cable ONE now Sparklight first. It’s an extra step to take while purchasing your new router that you’ll be thankful you did later.

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