Just have to shake my head and wonder!

It never ceases to amaze me that internet service providers continue to try and install their equipment in the WORST possible location in a new home construction. I consistently see wireless routers installed in basement electrical rooms amidst wiring, electrical panels and metal air ducts. WiFi is radio frequencies and WILL NOT pass through anything metal and close proximity to electrical wiring causes interference. Routers are basically little FM radio stations, and they transmit and receive in a conical fashion. In other words, the higher the router is in the home the larger the transceiver footprint is going to be. The WORST PLACE for a router is in the basement!

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