personal router

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personal router

(1) A compact, portable device that converts a wired Ethernet connection in a hotel room or other venue into a Wi-Fi hotspot.

(2) A compact, portable device that converts a 3G/4G air card into a Wi-Fi hotspot. See mobile broadband router.
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The question remains whether embedded modem modules in new computers or the recent interest in personal hotspot routers connecting multiple Wi-Fi devices to a single wireless WAN connection can overtake the popularity of USB dongles.
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