Experts warn that placing your router near a lamp slows down internet speeds

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    http://betanews.com/2015/11/07/expe...outer-near-a-lamp-slows-down-internet-speeds/
     
  2. Bill_Bright

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    A lamp? Not sure I buy that unless there is a faulty connection arcing and sending out RFI. Or a faulty LED lamp - maybe. Will be interesting to this diagnostic tool they promise will be coming next month.
     
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    Oh great, yet another excuse my provider can use to say it's not our fault.

    Wonder how much this "tool" is going to cost?
     
  4. The Red Moon

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    maybe if i place my router in a dark room i will get a faster connection.
    Nonsense.
     
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    I expect that the supposed issue is about the electrical interference, not the light itself. Though I have never had cause to research the issue, so I don't know how much of a problem this would actually be.
     
  6. ronjor

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    http://www.fastcompany.com/3054140/elasticity/how-christmas-lights-can-affect-wi-fi-performance
     
  7. TairikuOkami

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    Not when Li-Fi will be finally available for public. :D
     
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