Long phone line extensions are commonly used to provide phone jacks for every desk phone throughout the home or office. The interference experienced through these line extensions result in slower internet speeds. This kind of interruption can slow down productivity and cause lots of frustration. Interference from other electronic devices may greatly affect your broadband connection. A simple test can be performed to determine the cause of your slow connection. Start by turning off any electronics in your home, then one by one turn them back on. While performing this test, monitor your connectivity for signs of disturbance.
2. Update Your System
Update your operating system whenever the opportunity presents itself. Most systems let you know when updates are available. Your DSL modem should also be updated to the most recent firmware. Consult your owner’s manual for instructions on modem updating or make a call to your service provider so that they can walk you through the process. If you have a modem that is over two years old, replacement is a viable option. Get one free or at least for a small fee through your ISP. Should you renew your contract, they most often will drop the fee.
3. Change Browsers
Switch browsers to experience better browsing. Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are the more popular ones; however, there are several available web browsers. A different browser may allow for faster loading. After this process, make sure that your network is secure and protected by password. This keeps unauthorized users from utilizing your service and causing a decrease in bandwidth, which retards your connection speed.
4. Maximize your router
Boost your connection speed for free by simply moving closer to your router. Make sure that you have your router as close to the master phone socket as possible. Use the shortest cable you can find to connect your router to the master socket.
5. Tweak your Browser Settings
Tweak your browser settings there are ways to open more connections from your browser to the internet for Firefox and I.E this will give you a nice boost in speed Google tweaking your browser to see the different ways to change the inner setting in your chosen browser.
6. Make Use of Accelerators
Accelerators there is software you can use to the will make the operating system you are using optimal for your current hardware set up due to the vast number of different hardware setups you can have your OS won’t be set to be as best as can be and smooth running as is possible this can impede on your internet connection speed. In summary, be sure to check your line extensions, keep your system and modems updated, try a new browser, and keep your router as close as possible. These simple tips will get your broadband connection back up to speed.
Guest post by: Written by James Helliwell a Tech writer from www.broadbandexpert.com with a passion for broadband technologies and social media. Hope you are all well and enjoy reading my pieces.