Modem placement definitely matters. Where you place your modem makes a significant impact on the quality of your internet speeds and WiFi connection. When finding a spot for it, follow these tips for the best results.
Choose a central location in the home, close to where you connect to WiFi the most—especially for streaming video.
Keep it visible. Do not place inside or behind cabinets or furniture, and make sure modem vents are not blocked to prevent overheating.
Position your modem upright and elevated on a shelf or table where it’s off the ground but not stacked on top of other equipment.
Avoid signal interference. Maintain at least 4 ft of space from the following: