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Slower speed on Roku
Hi. I recently got a new modem and router from Spectrum. While setting it up I've noticed and I think I've noticed in the past that the Roku player I have - Roku Express - gets much slower Wi-Fi speeds than the laptops I have. My two Wi-Fi using netbooks and my iPhones get at least 220 MBPS download speeds... almost the same as my ethernet wired one. But the Roku player gets like from 7-13 MBPS... much less.
I've noticed from time to time buffering issues or less than great PQ and other oddities and it's hard to tell if this is due to the slower internet or if it is a roku or spectrum app issue or a combination or what. But the slower speed does seem unusual since I've read of many getting at least 50+ MBPS on it.
Just wondering if anyone has noticed this and what may be the issue. I can't seem to log into the Wave 2 spectrum router... apparently not allowed.. to change the channels but like I said... everything else on Wi-Fi is getting ethernet-like speeds. There is a roku that has an ethernet connection but not sure if that will work better and it costs a lot more. I guess there are other roku players (roku streaming stick?) that have a faster connection speed.. 802.11ac, but also not sure if this will make a difference since it is so much slower on the one i have.