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Poor WIFI connection with TPG modem

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The wireless connection on the TP-Link VR1600v is always very unreliable on both 2.4 and 5ghz. Constant packet loss and drop outs occur even when within 1m of the router itself. I have tried the troubleshooting steps listed on your website, but to no avail. These problems are also not exhibited on LAN. What could be the cause of this? 


Hi @mingzt123 ,


There are different types of dropouts that you may experience:


1. Network dropouts, this dropout is caused by a line fault on TPG or NBN's network. Affecting all device(s) LAN/Wireless connected to the modem/router this may require a real-time test and investigation by our Technicians and Engineers.


2. Wireless dropouts, this issue only affects the device(s) connected via Wi-Fi which can easily be fix by doing adjustment to the modem/router's settings.


3. Dropouts caused by ongoing outage in your area. 


In the event that you experience dropouts via Wireless/Wi-Fi connection, we recommend having a read on the following articles:


• Troubleshooting a Slow Internet Connection

• Easy Steps to Improve Wi-Fi Connection In Your Home

• Wireless Channel on your modem - what is it and why should I change it


For us to further assist you, please send us a private message with your TPG customer ID, username and complete address so we can pull up the account.


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