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5 Reasons Why Your Internet Has Slowed Down and How You Can Fix It

CableLabs Admin

Apr 15, 2020

As most of the world is now under stay-at-home orders and social isolation guidelines, this makes the internet more popular than ever. While we all do our part to work and learn from home, you may be wondering if the internet can handle this much traffic? Fortunately, the answer is a resounding YES! Our members are working round the clock to provide superior network performance and are committed to keeping us all connected. However, you may still be questioning why your connection sometimes appears to be slow. We are here to help! These five common problems, suggested by our engineers, may help you pin down the cause:

5 Reasons Why Your Internet Has Slowed Down and How You Can Fix It

Consider sharing the infographic above with your friends and family to help those of us who are less tech savvy. An image on the fridge can be a great reminder! Overall, just remember to hang in there and breathe; with a good setup, you can turn your home into a productive workplace and fun learning environment for the kids. On the bright side, you have a very short commute from the bed to the kitchen, and your fuzzy slippers don’t violate the office dress code.

You can find more information about the cable industry’s response to COVID-19 on NCTA’s COVID-19 dashboard. If you are interested in learning more tips and tricks to improve your Wi-Fi performance, check out our blog post. Subscribe to our blog to keep up to date with COVID-19 news and the communications industry.