Hi, I have M350 with a hub 3. We have a tv, 2 laptops and 2 phones connected to the WiFi. When I am in the living room where the router is I am able to get max speeds of around 280mbs down and 36mbs up and a ping of 9. When I go into my office to my desk which is in the room next door, approx 20ft from the router, the speeds drop dramatically to around 24mbs down, 6mbs up and ping of 46. I live in a converted Victorian townhouse so it’s not like the walls are full of insulation.
Does anyone know how to solve this so that I can get more reliable speeds? I would understand such a drastic drop in speeds if the router was in a completely different part of the house, but this sort of drop off doesn’t seem right? I do a lot of video calls and the WiFi is so unreliable and keeps dropping off when in the office so I have to take calls in the living room right next to the router. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Victorian bricks have a high iron content, so excellent for blocking WiFi. The best solution would be to run an Ethernet cable to the Office, and install a proper WiFi access point, possibly with additional Ethernet ports. Alternatively look at a Mesh solution, e.g. Deco M4
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