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Teams that usually meet in the office are reliant on their internet for video conferencing instead

With more people than ever before working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic, a decent internet connection has never been so important.

Have you ever wondered what could be slowing yours down?

A villager in Aberhosan, Powys, was left red-faced after discovering their old television was emitting electrical interference, causing the whole village to lose its broadband.

But which devices could be the culprits in your home?

Microwave ovens

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Both microwaves and wi-fi emit electromagnetic rays

Communications regulator Ofcom has warned people to avoid using their microwave to get a faster internet.

Both microwaves and wi-fi emit electromagnetic rays in order to function – the former to heat up food, and the latter emits radio waves.

They both operate on a similar frequency, which can lead

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