Help for home or small office networks
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SLOW WIFI CONNECTIONS
Slow WiFi is a common complaint.
inadequate wifi coverage
WiFi that does not cover the desired area is another complaint.
slow network for gaming
Gaming apps and programs often demand sustained speed but don't get it.
video streams stop and go
Video streaming needs sustained bandwidth.
Sometimes different devices are using the same identification on the network, creating problems.
sporadic video conferencing
Skype and other services suffer from stutters and poor quality.
Components and Configuration
Solving network problems begins with a site survey of existing components and physical and software configurations.
Because network problems can involve many factors, the time to solve problems can range from an hour to weeks. This may involve placement of equipment for testing.
about network fixes
Bruce Miller is a Seattle-area consultant. He likes to connect things. His own home contains about 1200 feet of ethernet cable and several WiFi access points to support about 60 connected devices on a 1-gigabit fiber internet connection. He is also an amateur radio operator, which gives him additional insight into how WiFi works or does not work. In his past life he was the IT Manager for a trade association located in Times Square, New York City where he set up a professional web casting control room. For nearly 20 years he also wrote magazine articles, many focused on technology.