There are a few steps you can take to improve your Wi-Fi connection and speeds:

  1. Try switching your Wi-Fi frequency.  Most routers will support both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.  2.4 GHz has wider coverage with slower speeds while 5 GHz has a smaller coverage area with faster speeds.  Older devices and routers sometimes do not support 5 GHz or have a 100 Mb Network Interface Card.  This means that the device or router can only perform 100 megabits of speed (Wi-Fi or hardwired).  To solve this problem, you can get a gigabit-rated router which can support Hunter’s gig speeds.
  2. The placement of your router is vital for your Wi-Fi network.  You will want your router in an open and non-cluttered location.
  3. Everyday things in your house can harm your Wi-Fi connectivity including thick walls, glass, microwaves, and nearby electronic devices.
  4. Wi-Fi reception can be weaker in large homes and older houses (i.e. houses built with metal studs or plaster walls).  To improve Wi-Fi coverage, Hunter offers Nokia Mesh Extenders for $10 per month.

For more tips and details, read our blog.