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3000ft/1km wifi or cable possible?

by Microali / July 22, 2016 1:41 AM PDT

Hi

I have a 200mb internet connection and would like to have a friend join me playing online games. He lives about 1km away from my house and doesn't have a reliable internet connection.

Is there a way of getting him to use my connection? Would an ethernet cable from my router to his work? Or maybe some wifi device if such exists?

Please help.

Thank you.

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Re: WiFi or cable
by Kees_B Forum moderator / July 22, 2016 1:51 AM PDT

None of the 2 are possible. He should get a better Internet connection or come to your house (a good friend is always welcome, isn't it?) - or you to his house - to play. 1 km is a 10 minutes walk or 3 minutes on bicycle.

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I'm going with no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2016 9:47 AM PDT

While could research this with a google like 5 mile WiFi it's not a sure thing and the cost to setup is easy to find out.

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