Reeth Rural Radio Net Internet Speed Checker and troubleshooting

 Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband Speed Checker

Click on the “Go” button on the Ookla Speed test to check the speed of your Reeth Rural Radio Net internet connection.

Information on how to fix problems with your Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband can be below.

For a more accurate reading, run the Speedtest twice


Troubleshooting Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband internet speed

Reeth Rural Radio Net Internet Speedchecker - Slow Internet speedBefore you start troubleshooting the speed of your Reeth Rural Radio Net internet connection, you firstly need to run the Reeth Rural Radio Net Internet Broadband Speed Test and also confirm what Upload and Download speed you have subscribed to.

You can get this info by checking your Reeth Rural Radio Net bill or contact Reeth Rural Radio Net to confirm this information.

Possible causes of Reeth Rural Radio Net slow broadband performance

Is it the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband that is slow or is it your device (PC/laptop/phone)?

You need to check how many apps are currently running on your device that could be utilizing your system resources (mainly RAM memory and CPU) and/or your Reeth Rural Radio Net internet bandwidth.

If you’re on a computer then you can use the task manager to check your CPU and RAM usage.

On any other device you should try restarting the device which should hopefully kill all apps that may be running in the background.

Re-run the Reeth Rural Radio Net speedtest on your PC and your mobile to see how the speedtest results compare between the two devices.

This should hopefully give you some information to work with in terms of whether the problem lies with your device or the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband connection.

Is your Wifi network connection the problem?

The cause of the problem could be your Wifi network connection and not the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband internet connection.

You can rule out the wireless network network being the cause of the problem by connecting your PC directly to the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband router using an ethernet cable and run the Reeth Rural Radio Net speedtest again.

If performance improves when you are connected using a network cable then this proves that the issue could be with the Wifi connection setup.

Possible things to investigate are:

  • Are the WiFi channels you are using for your Wi-Fi network network (SSID) overlapping with the neighbors?
  • Could the Wi-Fi network signal from the router be obstructed?
  • Does the performance improve when your are stood directly in-front of the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband or wireless router?
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Who is connected to my Wi-Fi network?

Have you checked that your Wifi network password has not been compromised? Do you have an un-secured Guest Wi-Fi network?

Neighbors could be using your Wi-Fii network and eating up all the Reeth Rural Radio Net bandwidth downloading/uploading or even streaming netflix! Worse than that, they could be carrying out illegal activities which will all point to your connection.

There are two applications that you can use to scan your Wi-Fi network to check who is connected:

Both apps will scan your Wifi network and display a list of the connected devices.

Check out this tutorial on how to use both applications

Do I need a Wifi Booster for my Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband?

If you find that you have Wi-Fi black holes in your home, then a Wifi extender aka a Wi-Fi Booster is the fix to boost your signal. They are readily available online from around £15.

The Wi-Fi network booster simply picks up your existing Wifi signal as it is starting to become weak and then re-transmits the wireless network signal at a more stronger rate to extend it’s coverage.

Place the Wifi network booster/extender where your Wifi network signal from the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband router is becoming weak.  Approxiametly where your wireless network signal drops down to two bars. Use your mobile phone to determine where this is.

When was the last time you upgraded your Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband router?

The Reeth Rural Radio Net and openreach infrastructure is constantly being updates to support new features (some end user facing and others internal).  Always ensure that the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband router has the most up to date software.

Most Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband routers allow you to perform the software update by logging into the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband router and simply clicking a button to do the update.

If you can’t do this, contact Reeth Rural Radio Net and they will be able to either do this for you or talk you through how to do it depending on the Reeth Rural Radio Net router model you have.

In addition to updating the software, if you have had the same router for a long time, it’s worth speaking to Reeth Rural Radio Net to request for a hardware upgrade.

Is the problem external (at the exchange)?

This is probably the most common reason for Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband performance issue in your home and it’s more common with broadband connections that are delivered via phone lines.

If you are not sure if this is applicable to you, you should contact Reeth Rural Radio Net who should be able to carry out the relevant connection checks to check if there is a fault on the Reeth Rural Radio Net broadband line.

Is it due to Reeth Rural Radio Net Internet congestion?

If you are finding that the Reeth Rural Radio Net internet connection speed in your area is slow during certain periods e.g weekends and evenings, it may be due to congestion during peak times.

You should speak to your Reeth Rural Radio Net to find out if the service you subscribed to has a minimum speed or is  a contended ‘first come first serve’ service with no minimum speed guaranteed.

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Re-testing your Reeth Rural Radio Net internet connection

After the problem has been fixed either by yourself or Reeth Rural Radio Net, re-test your broadband connection using  at least 2 independent speedtests such as the one here and Ookla broadband speedtester to ensure the problem is resolved.

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