The British regulator agency also points out that Christmas lights can affect Wi-Fi performance due to unshielded wires that causes interference, which no surprising is the same problem that will occur by poorly house wiring setup, baby monitors, cordless phones, microwaves, fluorescent lights, and other equipment. While it’s possible that fairy lights may cause interference because of the lack of insulation, it would take a significant amount of lights to cripple your Wi-Fi network. However, fairy lights now add up to the list of things you need to consider when you’re experiencing a slow Wi-Fi connection.

Troubleshooting tips to boost your Wi-Fi signal

In addition, keep in mind that Wi-Fi performance will always change, as it’s affected by a number of factors, as such you have to make sure to check your wireless setup several times a year. If you have additional tips that can help others to boost their Wi-Fi performance don’t forget to let us know in the comments below. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.