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For 18 months, residents of a village in Wales were amazed why their slotxo broadband internet collapsed every morning.Engineers have finally figured out the cause: a used television that jammed connections.An engineer-turned detective team has become a hero in the village of Aberhosan after finally finding the root of the problem, according to a press release from Openreach, the UK digital network management company Openreach, released Tuesday.Authorities have visited the village over and over again, finding no offense. They replaced cables in the area to try and fix the problem. But it's not helpful Then local engineer Michael Jones called on Openreach's engineering team for expert help.After conducting a plethora of tests, engineers theorize that the problem may be caused by a phenomenon known as single high-level impulse noise (SHINE), in which electrical appliances emit electrical noise that affects broadband connections.Engineers used a device called a spectrum analyzer and walked up and down the village. "In the rain" at 6:00 a.m. to see if they can find electrical interference, Jones said in a statement.7.00 - "Machine like" - The equipment "caused a lot of electrical interference in the village

Sources of electrical noise. "Due to the property in the village, it turns out that at 7:00 am, every morning the owners turn on the old TV which will affect broadband throughout the village.Jones said residents "regretted" the news and "immediately agreed to shut down and not use again".Since older TVs have been discontinued, there are no more problems with connections, Openreach said.Suzanne Rutherford, chief engineer of the Welsh company, said these types of problems occur more often than people think.Anything with electrical components, from outdoor lighting, microwaves to CCTV, can affect your broadband connection," said Rutherford, who advised citizens to verify that their appliances are certified and compliant. The current standard? Earlier this year, UK telecommunications regulator Ofcom warned that microwaves could reduce Wi-Fi signals.Ofcom released several tips on keeping households in contact as millions of people start working. From home from the start of the lockout