My Premiere has the worst reception of any device I've ever owned and I've seen reports of the same. I don't know if it's always been that way or not, but one thing that's troubling is that it's pretty hot. Again, I don't know if it has always been that way. I didn't notice how horrible it was until I traveled with it; it's always been within a few feet of my router. Another person with poor reception also noted the high temperature. You can see the temperature from the "Platform Secret Screen" - press Home 5 times, then FF (>>), Play/Pause, Rewind (<<), Play/Pause, FF. My temperature is 90C. The theory is that the electronics have just cooked. What does the "Signal strength" show on the Settings->Network->About page? Mine always showed Poor when I was traveling (and it was no more than 20 feet from the router in another room), but it shows Good now that it's 3 feet from the router in the same room.
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