This Dual-Band router has a decent range, supports the n/g/b/ac Protocols. This router supports a replacement software called “Merlin or ASUS-WRT“. It also supports the gigabit networking speed all the way through. With the newer high speed internet this is necessary or you will bottleneck through your router. If you want more information about using the Tomato firmware with this router see the bottom of the page. This router is highly recommended by the technical community as reliable.