The “Netflix Effect”
Why does your internet seem slower? Previously, your network was incredibly fast and guests were very pleased. However, recently your network seems slow and your guests are starting to notice. The reason for this is: The “Netflix Effect“.
In the years between 2007 and 2011 Australian internet subscriptions grew from 7 million to 12 million. In the four years since only 1 million new subscriptions have joined. However, the data downloaded from each subscription has quadrupled!
Yesterday your network seemed faster because guests were only checking emails and visiting web pages. Today guests want to watch their favourite shows, play games and download information quickly. This means one or two guests can put a serious strain on your network if you don’t have the proper safeguards in place or your equipment is outdated.
At Liveport we keep your knowledge and network up-to-date with guest demands. We’re here to make sure you’re getting the most from your wireless network!