10 Reasons for Your Poor Wi-Fi Connection [INFOGRAPHIC]

February 18, 2015

12:30 pm

In this modern, digital age, Wi-Fi is the sustenance upon which we thrive; without it, our will to carry on living in this world – indeed, our very lifeblood –  will be reduced to nothing. Without Wi-Fi, our very existence disappears from the world, our bodies immediately reverting to a natural state of the universe…individual atoms blanketing a planet once filled with intelligent beings – hard drives replete with unmentionables would remain the only physical reminders of humanity’s existence. Okay, well, maybe Wi-Fi isn’t that crucial, but a poor Wi-Fi connection can certainly impact the ways through which we navigate our world. For businesses, especially, poor Wi-Fi connection can ultimately affect the overall bottom-line; with poor Wi-Fi connection comes a lack of functionality and productivity. The IT global recruiting and staffing company, Randstand Technologies, recently looked at the various factors that can contribute to poor Wi-Fi connection in the workplace and ways to ameliorate them.

While there’s a wide belief that improvements to Wi-Fi connectivity can only be impacted by upgrades to the technologies utilized, it takes more than upgraded routers and the like to improve poor Wi-Fi connection. Sometimes, great Wi-Fi can only be created by ensuring that companies work with IT specialists that can execute the best deployment of their office network. Companies also need to understand that Wi-Fi connectivity can actually be significantly affected by their environments – that things like bodies of water  (or even water in the pipes) and trees can negatively impact the quality of Wi-Fi, or that things like stainless steel walls can improve Wi-Fi signals.

Especially for companies hoping to set up a new office, such considerations to the environment are important; executing a network deployment strategy around the negative factors can optimize the perform of your new Wi-Fi connection, which will ultimately contribute to a thriving business. And even just for personal reference, the reasons listed below are things that everyone should keep an eye out for. Take a look at the the 10 reasons for your poor Wi-Fi connection, below:

Randstand's 10 Reasons for Poor Wi-Fi Connection

 

 

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Ronald Barba was the previous managing editor of Tech.Co. His primary story interests include industry trends, consumer-facing apps/products, the startup lifestyle, business ethics, diversity in tech, and what-is-this-bullsh*t things. Aside from writing about startups and entrepreneurship, Ronald is interested in 'Doctor Who', Murakami, 'The Mindy Project', and fried chicken. He is currently based in New York because he mistakenly studied philosophy in college and is now a "writer". Tweet @RonaldPBarba.

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