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Old 03-11-2015, 04:52 PM
 
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This might be where someone might think you are a trouble maker.

When you said..."I can speak with the neighbors, but they've reported me to management for doing that with other problems (like noise), they deny everything, say everything's fine, and the management says to contact them first; well, I did, and they didn't understand the difference between internet and wifi and said "pay Comcast to fix it for you", which they can't do if someone else's WiFi is interfering with mine, or if my wi-fi is interfering with somebody else's
that is primarily the responsibility of the landlord, who thinks it isn't because they've obviously not dealt with WiFi interference issues.".
If there is a wi-fi overload why should everybody else shut down for you?

Don in Austin
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Old 03-12-2015, 11:49 PM
 
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I'm not a net wizard by any means, but everything I read says a neighbor bought a new microwave or other interfering device and plopped it down exactly where it will interfere.
Or a telephone, or a fluorescent light as well .
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Old 03-12-2015, 11:51 PM
 
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The Comcast tech came and found the exact same thing I did, that there were too many 2.4GHz routers around me, and swapped out my modem for a 2.4/5GHz dual-band gateway (modem+router), and my speeds are normal for anything I connect to 5GHz, except for the master bedroom which has degraded performance (which never did before the interference) and I think it's because of the neighbors on that wall who also blast their TV all night every night whom the security guards won't do anything about because they can't hear it from outside.

The Comcast tech said WiFi interference has been an increasing problem for the last year, and agreed it would be worth the landlord/owner looking into lease rules concerning it.
Comcast "Techs" are known to be salesmen who replace stuff. They very rarely understand any aspect of networking or how to troubleshoot it. Network performance can slow down for a variety of reasons.
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Old 03-18-2015, 07:55 PM
 
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They very rarely understand any aspect of networking or how to troubleshoot it.
This. They are not in your house because they're awesome network wizards. They're low level grunts who drive around plugging in ethernet and coaxial cables for a living.

But, at least in this case, the tech was right and told the OP exactly what the people on here have been saying. His only fault was indulging the OP's irrational delusion that somehow this is the landlord's problem, but honestly if I were the tech I'd just nod along too, lest the obviously cranky, whiny OP call Comcast to complain about me.
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