Ethernet cable based internet connectivity delivers faster network speeds than the wireless connections. Ethernet cables are the best bet if you are looking forwards to get high-speed internet without any hassle. It is fixed internet solution for those who work from a single place all the time either it is their home office, commercial office or solely for the home purpose. However, a wide number of factors and complications can cause even the Ethernet connection to slow down over the time. Before you become frustrated with the faulty network or slow speed and make the decision of changing the internet service provider or opting for new plan, try the below mentioned smart ways to enhance your Ethernet speed connection.
Perform a physical check of the Ethernet cable
Make sure that your Ethernet cable is properly plugged into the device as well as to the internet service provider hub. If the cable is not plugged in properly then it will affect the connect speed in a serious manner.
Perform a check on device to gauze the network issue
Go to the Start Menu present right-hand bottom corner of the computer screen and select the ‘Control Panel’ option. Now locate the “Network Connection” icon in the options list and give a double click on it. Now give a right click on the icon which showcases your Ethernet adapter and gives a click on the properties.
Now lookout for the Configure Button, give a click on it and then choose option ‘Link Speed & Duplex’. You will be required to adjust the setting in order to get highest network speed by manipulating the ‘Values’ list. You can even try the ‘Auto-Detect’ option which will allow the system to detect the speed and duplex of the Ethernet Network without much difficulty.
Change the cable
If you are unsatisfied with the current internet speed then you can consider changing the Ethernet cable to the category 6 (CAT6) cable. CAT6 cables are the highly advanced type of the network cable and one should always use a shorter Ethernet cable in order to get best internet speed.
Connect your device directly to the source
If you are connecting your device to the Ethernet cable which itself relays from a hub or router then it will result in diminishing the internet connection speed to a certain extent. It is better to connect the PC, laptop or other devices directly to the internet source rather than hub or router to get the best internet speed.
If you’re interested in setting up a broadband network at your business, try V4 Telecom UK’s fixed line services, ADSL, phone systems and broadband plans, visit us at V4 Telecom UK or call us at 0800 038 6333. Make the shift.