Extreme Wi-Fi coverage
With its built-in high power amplifier (of up to 1000mw) and antenna diversity you can enjoy wider wireless coverage throughout your home.
Smart beam forming
Improves coverage by directing bandwidth to your devices as you move around your home. You can stream HD video, surf the web, skype your friends and play online games from wherever you are so you'll always get the best experience.
Not all Wi-Fi bands are the same, but you don't need to worry about that. With Smart Connect Technology, the DIR-879 chooses from the two Wi-Fi bands and automatically connects each device on your network to the best, clearest band available for the best connection every time.
Dual core processor
A dual core processor gives you all the processing power you need to support
more devices and apps in your home so you can experience lag free gaming and HD media streaming.
Intelligent QoS tracks the type of network traffic (media streaming, web surfing, online gaming) and decide which application deserves higher priority.
New user interface
Controlling your network by enabling parental controls, blocking unwanted devices, monitoring internet activity and creating Wi-Fi guest networks is easier than ever with our new interface.