Wi-Fi Interference

Wi-Fi transmits over airwaves, making it much more susceptible to interference than wired networks. Interference can be caused by many things such as non-wireless devices or even microwave ovens. The reasons for interference are varied. Microwave ovens cause interference as they operate on the same 2.4ghz frequency band as Wi-Fi does, but at an extremely […]

What is WiFi 6?

Faster internet is constantly in demand. Subsequently, WiFi 6 was created to keep up with the world’s ever-expanding request for gaming, video calls, streaming and other connected activities. WiFi 6 is the sixth and next generation of WiFi that is designed to improve speed, reduce congestion in heavy bandwidth usage situations, and increase overall efficiency. […]

How IoT is enhancing the customer experience in shopping centres

What is IoT? The internet of things, or IoT, is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines that are provided with unique identifiers and can transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.  IoT is set to grow from $9 billion to $30 billion in market value by 2024, […]

Why conducting a wireless site survey is a must for your business

Wireless Site surveys are essential for planning and designing a seamless wireless network. A well-designed and well-executed site survey will provide the sort of WiFi coverage that people expect and need to work efficiently. A survey will ensure the strength of the signal footprint, allowing even coverage throughout the building. A survey identifies troublesome areas […]

Slow WI-FI network? Shocking discovery in Melbourne CBD

Melbourne CBD Slow unsecured Wi-Fi

Following our recent Wi-Fi survey of Melbourne CBD, NetWireless detected and mapped over 35,000 individual access points from cafes, shopping centres, tourism and government sectors throughout the city and detected over 60,000 separate Wi-Fi networks. Although, this study had limitations we could gain significant insights about Melbourne’s Wi-Fi network. Our previous blog piece highlighted that […]