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on Aug 2, 2013
You have to consider that in a poorly performing WiFi network there are many differing causes. Let's break them into three main areas. (1) Congestion of WiFi access frequencies in the area served by an access point or congestion of that particular access point (2) Congestion in the chain of WiFi access devices that form a set of collectors and primary service point and (3) Congestion in the internet service provided to the WiFi network. Complicating this is the fact that the expectations of for any network have risen dramatically in the last 7 years. We have LTE wireless networks now with 100mb bandwidth to the phone, compared to 2G Data with barely 1 mb bandwidth. People are expecting more without realizing it.
It is likely that the entire network needs to be re-engineered due to the changes in usage patterns over the years. This is not something with a quick fix, and so we can at least hope that Google is working on this re-engineering.
Also note that they just announced they would be providing 100+ megabit service to all 7000 Starbucks stores in the United States. Wow! Now that's much harder to do.
Yep...WiFi was once VERY dependable..
It was there day or night ,and sooo fast , omg !
I was so tickled with the performance ,i considered
dropping dial-up ....But now ? its sadd..an sorry..
Im 200 yards straight out my window to the noid..barely
a one bar signal
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