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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

How To Get Better WiFi Coverage in Your Home or Office

In our digital world, a strong WiFi signal is important to keep all of your smart devices working. If you don't, you won't be able to perform cool things like printing from your smartphone, streaming music or movies or interacting with Google or Alexa. Are you frustrated by the lack of WiFi in certain areas in your home or office? Are you not getting the WiFi speed you're paying for? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then you need to take a look at how your wireless is configured in your home or office. At Integral, we get calls all of the time from frustrated customers not getting good Internet speed and spotty wireless coverage. If you're one of those struggling with WiFi, you might want to read on to find out what steps you need to take to get full wireless coverage.

1. Speed is King or Queen. Your Internet service provider doesn't control your wireless coverage, but your internet speed is important when it comes to streaming music or movies. It's possible that you already have good wireless coverage, but lousy internet speeds. If you're curious about what your current Internet speeds are, point your smart device to This website will check your current Internet speeds which you can compare to what you're paying for. If you're not getting the speeds you want, contact your Internet provider to fix any issues with speed. One of the common problems with slow Internet is a slow modem. If you've had your Internet modem from your provider for over 5 years, it's time for a replacement. With most Internet companies, you can simply take your old modem in and exchange it for a new one.

2. Find Your Center. If at all possible, have your Internet provider company place your cable modem or