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SSID formats

Most of the SSIDs my phone picks up are in the format VM######-2G or -5G, but there is one listed virginmedia#######. I'm curious as to the significance of the different formats.

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Re: SSID formats

You can rename SSIDs to anything you like in the hub's management screens.  My SSID as supplied was just say Virgin123456 but I immediately changed it to my own network name and included -2G or -5G to identify the two frequencies.   

 

********* SuperHub 2ac - Asus rt-ac68u Router - Vivid 100Mbps **********

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Also the older 2 and 2ac Hubs have different SSIDs for the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz wireless bands, whereas the Hub 3.0 has a single one for both, and the SuperHub 1 only has one as it's single band only.
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You can rename SSIDs to anything you like in the hub's management screens.  My SSID as supplied was just say Virgin123456 but I immediately changed it to my own network name and included -2G or -5G to identify the two frequencies.   

 

********* SuperHub 2ac - Asus rt-ac68u Router - Vivid 100Mbps **********

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Also the older 2 and 2ac Hubs have different SSIDs for the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz wireless bands, whereas the Hub 3.0 has a single one for both, and the SuperHub 1 only has one as it's single band only.
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