I live in a densely populated area and my devices see 10-20 wifi networks at any given time. Once in every few minutes a ping to my router goes up to the point of timeout and the device loses the connection to the wifi. I believe that it has something to do with too many networks being in the range and the router can't keep up, but I am not exactly sure that this is the root cause. I tried all usual advices, like to play with channels and nothing helps. I have 2 networks on the same router, 2.4 ghz and 5 ghz, and 2.4 one is performing worse. I forgot what the exact router is, it is TP-Link, an older model from this line (I am not using ADSL part). I am 100% sure that the wireless part is the culprit, it works perfectly fine via an Ethernet cable.
Based on this I have two questions:
- Are connection issues related to too many wifis? How can I verify or disprove it?
- If it is about wifis, how can I fix it? Will buying a better/newer router help?