Have you ever experienced slowness on the Internet: webpages take a long time to load or a video will buffer regularly, so you call your Internet service provide who may be your local telephone cable company. The tech walks you through rebooting your router and resets your connection on his/her end but your Internet is still slow.
The problem is likely on your wireless, or WiFi, network in your office or home . Causes include congestion from too many devices competing for bandwidth, interference from other WiFi networks belonging to your neighbors, not enough wireless access points or old equipment using obsolete wireless standards.
Explore the causes of a poor WiFi with Jake and what you can do to upgrade your wireless network to get the fastest Internet possible. Get tips on the latest wireless technology currently available, how to test your wireless speed against your Internet speed,
Helpful WiFi Links
Check your network speed: www.speedtest.net
Eero uses mesh technology for their wireless networks. $499 (includes 3 wireless access points).
TP-Link AV1000 Powerline Kit - extend the reach of physical network cabling by using your home electrical wiring. $45-$60 (includes 2 Powerline adapters)
Ubiquiti Unifi AP AC Lite - affordable 802.11ac wireless access points with 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios. Msy require professional installation. $75-$90 each
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