Wi-Fi network quality: how to measure it?
When we perform a site survey project, we usually do it to determine network performance and undertake the necessary changes to improve it. However, in many cases, defining and measuring performance is such a challenging task.
How to measure Wi-Fi network quality?
Acrylic WiFi Heatmaps v3 will help you to categorize the Wi-Fi quality thanks to its network performance analysis built-in tool: Wi-Fi Quality.
This tool lets users set network requirements (such as coverage, latency, bandwidth levels, etc.) and, through the analysis of all collected data and based on those parameters, categorizes network performance and depicts a map where those parameters are met and where they are not.
Wi-Fi Quality module includes two default profiles: Web Browsing and VoFi, with pre-configured parameters by our Wi-Fi optimization experts that analyse the wireless network suitability to support proper web browsing and Voice over Wi-Fi calls. In the resulting map, those areas where optimal levels are met are shown in green and, on the other hand, areas where required parameters are not met are shown in red. In the bottom right corner, Wi-Fi Quality tool also categorizes each default parameter according to profile needs. The ? symbol provides more information about these assessment controls.
In the settings menu, you can also create profiles and configure parameters according your specific needs and, thus, easily measure Wi-Fi network quality.