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Where to buy wifi booster

Hi, could someone tell me where to buy a WiFi booster/extender? I've seen multiple pages on the virgin site about how to use and the benefits but they seem impossible to actually find? 

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Re: Where to buy wifi booster

Hi Samcross, VirginMedia Wifi boosters are available through the Virgin Connect app. download it to your phone, register and do a home check. it will direct you to the correct page to order boosters if they are needed.

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If you install the Virgin Connect app you can check your home and identify black spots. Depending on the package that you have you can either have them for free or have to pay a monthly rental fee of £3 from Virgin and have them delivered home with self installation instructions which are quite straight forward.

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Hi, you can order them on amazon tp link wireless powerline adapter.

 


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Order better ones from amazon or a better router instead 


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Re: Where to buy wifi booster

Thanks Shaun. Id prefer not to wait until after installation as I need it for work (office at the back of the garden), so dont want to lose a week when I can order to arrive when installation happens. Are the TP link kits OK? 

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Yes get the RE450 or RE650

Or look at getting a Mesh system or router 


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I found this one on amazon  which seems different? Like to have 2 lots. Ita says AV600

TP-Link TL-WPA4220T KIT 2-Port Powerline Adapter WiFi Starter Kit

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Powerline plugs rely on a good electricity ring main to work, and the main adapter has to be in the same ring as the booster adapter in order to work. 


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Re: Where to buy wifi booster

Sure. I've got one for my talktalk WiFi right now which works, it's just too slow overall for the number of devices we have, so assume this would be better as the new virgin we're getting will be 350+

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