Router and validating identity
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Sometimes you may need to repeat this procedure before the router gets a valid external IP address.
Together with interference from other sources, the result may be that your wireless connection will be slower and more unreliable than you might expect in a particular location within your residence.
If another network is interfering it will most likely happen all day, even if you cannot see the other network i.
For example, see Comcast branded routers Some older Linksys equipment, e.
For example, you can easily lose about 10 feet of effective wireless range for each typical wood-and-plaster wall or wooden floor that your signals traverse.