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UNDERSTANDING KEY ASPECTS OF WiFi WiFi is a somewhat notorious, though essential commodity. In many cases, when its behaviour does not meet the user’s perception of the claims made by the ISP (e.g. Virgin Media), the blame is quickly heaped on the IS...

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Sephiroth by Alessandro Volta
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Getting a better Wireless Network Signal

Seeing so many posts about Good, Bad & ugly Wifi, I thought I would post some suggestions for people out there.   There are definitely good, midrange & poor routers with quite variable performance wifi.  Never expect a mass market product to be the b...

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Resolved! A Hub 5 switch that works and settings to match

Hi there, my previous set up worked fine, but the new one with the Hub5 does not, what do I need to change or replace. Previous set up:  Hub 4 and network switch TL link SG1008D 8 port, link below.   New set up:  Hub 5 with the same network switch. w...


Add my own router

Hi all.I am a student of computer networks and I share a house so I would like to know if it is possible to add my own router to my home network for isolate my network and carry out my laboratories without affecting the work of others. Thanks.

High Ping, Jitter and Packet Loss - DY5

Hello,For the past 2 months I've experienced large fluctations in my ping, jitter and packet loss. My area is DY5.My first attempt to resolve this was booking an engineer as the socket for the coax cable was very loose. I had experienced something si...

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Resolved! red light on virgin media hub

my vm hub is showing a constant red light instead of the normal white light having tried 3 or 4 times disconnecting the power cable to reset the hub the red light still appears although i have internet connection it worries me  that vm say there is n...

retep57 by Tuning in
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Getting lots of drops and general poor experience

Hi, for the last week Ive noticed a lot of drop outs and inconsistency in my connection. BQM showing a lot more red than normal. First check on service checker says everything alright but then when I test the hub it says problem in my area. No info o...

djgeurn by On our wavelength
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Hub 5 issues

So we've recently upgraded to HUB 5 as we have the mega volt bundle with Gig1 fibre, the Hub 5 installed today (Friday 29th September 2023) and already our virgin Intelli wifi pods no longer work, they just cycle the flashing green then blue light re...