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Resolved! Wifi no longer visible on London underground

Hi all,  I noticed for the first time today that the usual virgin media WiFi network isn't there on the tube. Is this being phased out?     [MOD EDIT: Please see update on post 111 here]      

ruswit by On our wavelength
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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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Hub status data - understanding network log messages

N Warning: Long, dull, a bit technical. NHaving needed to repeat myself a few times, I thought I'd share my understanding of what you might find in a Hub 3's network log when things go wrong, and what it means.  First of all, this post is based on my...

Andrew-G by Alessandro Volta
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No Response from Homemovers

I am due to disconnect on 20/05/2024 I spoke to Virgin Media about the early disconnection fee. They said as I am moving to an area they cannot supply, I won't need to pay the EDF. Part of the message added below. I have since sent them a water bill,...

Old NTL/Chorus cables

HelloAre the old NTL/Chorus cables that run along houses still active?There is one on my mother-in-law's house and it is falling down between the houses. I'm wondering if I can just disconnect it and get rid of it. I've tried calling Virgin but I get...

VM full fibre has 200+ ms latency on download stream

I got this new connection set up by VM and ever since I have a 200-400ms latency on download.I had my hup replaced from Hub 5 to 4 and strangley enough the lateny reduced to 100-200ms.Still not ok for me as it makes gaming impossible and even video c...

rangh by Joining in
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Getting bills after cancelling

I cancelled our VM services back in Feb 2024. VM sent me a letter confirming cancellation and a package to send the router back which I did and VM confirmed they received it. I then received a bill labelled final bill sometime in March which was duly...

Et2 by Joining in
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Ordering a WiFi pod

Hi,New to this community. I'm trying to get my home gym set up but it seems to be in a dead spot for my WiFi. I've done a speed test on the Connect app but I seem to be unable to order a pod either via the app or online. As a Volt customer I was unde...

My IP in incorrect location

Hi allThis isn’t really an issue, just more annoying. The IP linked to my connection has changed to Leeds. My connection is fine however when listening to the radio or podcasts I’m getting adverts for Leeds - not bad as I’m based in south wales and a...

CalKlein by Dialled in
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Wi-Fi range

Hello, Could someone advise as to what the range of the Wi-Fi is around the hub? I am thinking of having the hub centrally in the hall, and was wondering if this will give me enough range in the house and into the garden?

roberto7 by Tuning in
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