Powered by Wireless N technology, this adapter provides high-performance wireless connectivity. The DWA-548 is designed for use in bigger homes and for users that demand higher networking performance. Maximize your wireless performance by connecting this adapter to a Wireless N router and stay connected from virtually anywhere in your home. The DWA-548 is also backward compatible with 802.11g and 802.11b technology. This adapter supports WPA and WPA2 encryption that allow you to connect securely to a wireless network.