1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 16, 2012 8:02 AM by wuzradioman
RMS24671 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

My speed performance is intermittent while connecting to the internet through my Airport Extreme Wireless device.  Direct connection to my Cable Modem is fantastic.  I have changed channels which fixes the issue periodically but the performance drops over time. Any ideas??

AirPort Extreme 802.11n (5th Gen)
  • wuzradioman Level 4 Level 4 (2,130 points)

    Because, when you change channels periodically, the issue goes away -- you are probablly in a wi fi saturated area, with lots of competition from neighboring wireless networks.  In that case, your only solution is to dance around the channels that are causing the problem.  The built in airport wi fi system in i macs can scan your local networks and deliver information about these networks, including what channels they are operating on.  You didn't mention what device your using, so we don't know whether you have access to this feature, or not.