What Realistic Speeds Will I Get With Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6?


In this article, we show the realistic speeds that Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6 achieve in the real world, with real-world devices that are available now. We show how speeds for both Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6 are substantially affected by signal level, the channel bandwidth adopted and the MIMO capabilities of devices. In the very … Read more

Review of Ubiquiti’s UniFi Wi-Fi 6 Long Range Access Point

Access Point

In this article, we review Ubiquiti’s UniFi Long Range Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) Access Point (U6-LR). At the time of writing, these devices are currently like gold dust. Because Ubiquiti has priced its new Wi-Fi Access Points aggressively compared with its Wi-Fi 5 products, we think it’s a no-brainer for anyone looking to purchase a new … Read more

Wi-Fi Set Up Guide – how to set up and optimise your Wi-Fi to boost performance and speeds

Screenshot from wireless scanner

Wi-Fi, and not the broadband connection, is often the weakest link in a home network. When our local community was migrated from conventional ADSL broadband services (delivering download speeds of between 0.5 and 4 Mbps) to fibre broadband (with speeds up to 80 Mbps), we were surprised by the number of people reporting problems after migration, … Read more