Title: 10 Ways to Boost Your Wireless Signal
Author: Samara Lynn, PC Mag
Full Text & Source: http://uk.pcmag.com/networking-reviews-ratings-comparisons/9609/feature/1
The Internet, Online, 12/12/2015
Troubleshooting your network’s wireless performance can seem like a baffling exercise, until you consider that there are really just two main factors to consider—range and speed. Yes, you can have one without the other. For example, it’s great to have a screaming-fast wireless network, but if you only get decent speed when your laptop is right next to the router, the speed isn’t worth much. You need to boost the signal’s range. If your device can barely open friends’ Facebook pictures when you’re in the same room as the router, then we’re talking about problems with speed…..
Distance can certainly impede performance……
Interference with the signal can be a big factor in performance, too……
Maybe it’s the software you’re using…..
View our slideshow for ten ways to extend your Wi-Fi signal.
You can also purchase Wi-Fi signal boosters that extend your existing coverage.
- NETGEAR EX2700-100UKS 300 Mbps Wi-Fi Range Extender – £19.99 on Amazon
- Belkin N300 Universal Wi-Fi Range Extender – £19.99 on Amazon
- BT Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 600 – £39.99 on Amazon
- TP-LINK 500 Mbps Powerline Adapter Starter Kit- Twin Pack – £24.95 on Amazon