Networking

Ways to improve your router performance

By default, any router should perform the way we expected. And if it does not, there are few ways we can try before thinking of replacing it with a new one.

These are the usual tricks that I always do on routers :

  • Reboot, or if you find to do it by daily, have it in scheduled. Both DD-WRT and Tomato firmware options have timed reboot options where you can set it anytime you want.

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Leaky cable – Wifi signal using cable

Recently a friend of mine shared a new technology installed at his office that really caught my attention. The technology is called leaky cable. It is a coaxial cable that has small sections of its copper shielding stripped away to allow radio frequency (RF) signals to escape. The radio signal is emitted through those slots to communicate with other devices, providing a stable limited-range communication area around the cable. 

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