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If you’re a gamer, you know the importance of having a fast connection. It can mean the difference of life and death in twitch shooters and can be a detriment to your team for all those DOTA 2 players out there. While wireless internet isn’t anything new, there are a few things worth knowing about your connection. Your router could be slowing you down and you don’t even know it!
With WAP explained as a physical location converted into an electronic access point, this term is often used for describing wireless routers. Wireless routers serve as the physical device enabling the connection of various other devices to your home’s Internet network. A WAP enables sharing a network among multiple users, such as homes or office settings. The WAP has a wired connection to the modem, sending out a wireless signal that Wi-Fi-enabled devices recognize.