Comcast updates its xFi Pod mesh Wi-Fi extenders with faster speeds and fewer pods

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Comcast is announcing a new version of its hexagon-shaped xFi Pods, the mesh Wi-Fi extender pods it sells to extend Wi-Fi networks around your house, with more Wi-Fi bandwidth (up to 500Mbps) and a second wired Ethernet port on each pod as well. The company originally began selling its WiFi extender pods to consumers in 2018 in packs of three or six plugs, but the new ones come in packs of one or two.

Similar to its predecessor, the xFi Pods maintain its six-sided polygonal design that plugs into an outlet, and you pair them with an xFi Wireless Gateway or xFi Advanced Gateway. The new xFi pods are tri-band Wi-Fi devices, which should allow the system to maintain higher speeds when more devices are connected to your router, and that…

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