No business today can survive without a good internet connection. However, different businesses have different needs.

Here, we have selected ten of the best WiFi routers that would meet business's various demands -– be it a technology business highly dependent on connectivity or a crafts shop that has lesser need for speed, but wants to control device connections.

1. NETGEAR Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router (R6700)
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The NETGEAR Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router (R6700) has a powerful capacity of wireless coverage up to 1,500 square feet with up to 1,750Mbps. This device works best with a maximum of 25 devices only, but some users have connected up to 30 devices without trouble. It can also be connected to Alexa and is perfect for a Smart building as it does not distort the transmission of other devices.

2. TP-Link AC1750 Smart WiFi Router
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TP-Link is a JD Power Awardee and has the highest customer satisfaction for wireless routers in 2017 and 2019. TP-Link AC1750 Smart WiFi Router works great with Alexa and is compatible with all WiFi devices. Its speed can upgrade to 1,750 Mbps, and is ideal for 4K streaming.

3. TP-Link AC1900 Smart WiFi Router
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Another contender from TP-Link is their AC1900 Smart WiFi Router. Coming at a slightly higher price, this multi-user, multi-input, multiple output (MU-MIMO) gigabit router allows for three simultaneous data streams. Additionally, it goes beyond traditional network security with features like WPA3 and a VPN Server.

4. TP-Link Deco Whole Home Mesh WiFi System
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This is TP-Link’s counterpart for the mesh WiFi systems. With AC1200 speed, the TP-Link Deco Whole Home Mesh WiFi System can accommodate up to 100 devices and cover up to 5,500 square feet. The mesh system allows you to cover a larger space without having to use a wifi range extender that could produce dead zones.

5. Google WiFi System
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This simple and compact design from Google has a WiFi throughput of 1,200 Mbps. The Google WiFi System, although designed with a home coverage in mind, is also ideal for small businesses. It allows you to see what devices are connected and prioritize them, thus eliminating unnecessary video streaming by errant staff. 

6. TP-Link AC1200 Gigabit Smart WiFi Router
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The cheapest among the TP-Link routers on this list, the AC1200 Gigabit Smart WiFi Router is nonetheless at par with its counterparts. A little bit lower in its speed capacity -– upgrades to 1,200 Mbps –- it also uses MU-MIMO technology, thus allowing high speeds for multiple devices simultaneously connected.

7. ASUS RT-AC1200 V2 AC1200 Dual Band WiFi Router
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Slightly cheaper than the others, the ASUS RT-AC1200 V2 AC1200 Dual Band WiFi Router is ideal for a small business with simple WiFi needs. It has a ASUSWRT dashboard for easy setup and management, and allows you to restrict times that devices can access the internet. It offers good speed with 300 Mbps for 2-4GHz and 867 Mbps 5GHz.

8. Amazon eero mesh WiFi system
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Ideal for a smart home with more than 40 connected devices, the Amazon eero mesh WiFi system is also perfect for a small business which is still not using high speed levels. Ideal for connections with only up to 350Mbps, it uses TrueMesh technology that routes traffic to avoid congestion, buffering and drop-offs. It comes in a pack of three and can cover up to 5,000 square feet.

9. ARRIS Surfboard SBG10
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The ARRIS Surfboard SBG10 is a 3-product-in-one – a DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem, a AC1600 dual-band WiFi router and a 2-port Gigabit Ethernet Router. This is another option for a connection that has up to 350 Mbps and banks on its compatibility with major U.S. cable internet providers such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity.

10. NETGEAR Nighthawk X10
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Although this is the last on this list, it actually offers the fastest speed. Coming at a much higher price though, the NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 can go for up to AD7200 (Tri-band up to 800 + 1733 +4600 Mbps for 60 Ghz band devices). This works best for small businesses that are dealing with heavy online traffic like multiple video streaming and heavy document transmissions.