Not so much a poor-signal wireless connection, but we do get a LOT of dropouts.
The 2.4GHz network is not seen. Its enabled on the router, was working fine last year when we migrated to SSE, but no we might as well switch it off; neither iPad nor any mobile phone detects the network.
The 5Ghz network is visible, and works throughout the house (three story town house, router on ground floor). However, the signal often drops down to 54Mbps.
More worryingly, the connection often drops, on any device in any room, on any floor.
Now Arstechnica had a story earlier this week describing the same symptoms; wireless connections often dropping and sometimes the wifi network would disappear. The author checked router stats, and was astounded to see his upload traffic stats were hundreds of gigabytes. Conclusion? Router had been hacked, and was part of a DDOS botnet.
I've often noticed the SSE router internet activity lights flashign away like a bad 70's disco, so I looked at my stats. Jesus H Christ on a bicycle;
3.8 TERRABYTES of upload traffic. WTAF?!!!!
Of course, there is no CLI access to the router to dig into stats, examine running processes, etc. We have the older "v1" (white and black) TG589, so am going to upgrade the firmware later ( mikedj's page confirms that although the upgrade is not specifically for this model, it does work), and see if that solves the issue.
However, I am considering replacing the router with a modem and OPNSense firewall, assuming one can use a BT fibre modem.... see separate thread.
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