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Advanced internet connection tips for your event

Internet infrastructure

In order to run Slido during your event, a stable internet connection is required.

  1. We recommend a speed of 5 to 10 mbits/s per 100 participants
  2. For large venues, multiple access points can be essential to make sure people are connected all the time
  3. Remember to learn more about the internet provider at the venue & ask for references.


Connecting up Slido devices & Backups

The Wi-Fi connection at the venue is sufficient for most cases. We provide a few more PRO tips as your backup.

  1. We always recommend a LAN cable plugged into the presenter laptop.
  2. In case the venue provides only Wi-Fi connection, ask for a dedicated network for all Slido devices.
  3. Lastly, carry a smartphone with an active 3G or LTE data plan to quickly set up a Wi-Fi hotspot as a backup.


Testing before the showtime

We recommend three simple checks before the show starts.

  1. Send a few questions and votes to Slido to test if the experience is fast and everything runs smoothly.
  2. Optionally use a speedtest website to verify the connection speed and check the 3G or LTE coverage.
  3. Continuously check if all Slido devices are connected to the network.

To learn more about the quality of your connection, run checkme.sli.do link on site and share it with our Support Team for further advice at support@slido.com