Comcast’s New Router Stays Connected During Power Outages

Comcast has a new router, and it’s designed to stay connected to the internet during storms when there are power outages. Comcast’s Storm-Ready Wi-Fi device, announced Tuesday, costs $7 a month for 36 months, and doubles as a Wi-Fi extender. 

It’s connected to the Xfinity 10G network, and, when the power goes out, the router‘s mesh system has a backup cellular connection with unlimited cellular data and a four-hour backup battery. Comcast says your connection will stay solid thanks to auto failover.

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The storm router is also made of recycled materials, Comcast says. You can buy it on the Xfinity website now.

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