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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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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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Does Homeworks include F-secure?

I very recently upgraded to 1gig ultimate volt from Virgin broadband-only 500mb.I have never had a TV package from Virgin before.I have just noticed that within my package it says I have HomeworksIs this a [free] part of Ultimate Volt?If so, how do I...

paulh_nwuk by On our wavelength
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Awful Wi-Fi performance Hub 3

I migrated to Virginmedia from Plusnet last week.I’m finding Wi-Fi performance from my hub 3 to be very poor and erratic. One minute I can see 200 Mb and then nothing. Wi-Fi devices show strong signal strength even when there is no data flow. Is this...

Casey77 by Tuning in
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Virgin media hub not delivered

I signed a contract with Virgin Media and been waiting for almost a month to receive my package with hub (which I still do not have). I tried to contact customer service the results are below:- saying it's weird, and transferring to other agents' cou...

Resolved! I need to move my Hub

I need to book an engineer to relocate my Hub. It is not simply moving the cable as the hub is currently in the loft. I understand there is a £25 charge for this. However there doesnt appear to be a straightforward way to arrange this and i got bored...

Broadband Problem CR8 Postcode area

Hi Any got any information about problems in South Croydon? My emails are being delivered for me to view on Virgin Site, but are not downloading to my computer? Information box says Outlook can not download messages and can not connect to the server?...

GarryL by On our wavelength
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Pod networking

Is it possible to name your pods or assign 2.4 ghz only to them as a specific device network for things like alexa ring door bell printer etc

jon65 by Joining in
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Hub3 ethernet port(s) not working.

My smart tv, and my TiVo box won't connect to the hub via ethernet cable in any port.i have tested the ethernet cable, i have tried different ports, i have done full resets of the hub numerous times, and i have tested the ports with other equipment ....

Broadband dropping

For the last 2 weeks I have been experiencing issues with my Virgin Broadband service dropping out and the upstream has been really poor, around 3MB up.I run the status check for my post code on the web site and it just reports no issues, with 1 exce...

Streaming & Teams problem

Good evening everyone.I'm having huge issues with my internet connection. When I stream I get horrible buffering where the movie or live show stops and restarts at a time, and same when I have video conferences on teams as I work from home. Any idea ...

dwphwwb by Tuning in
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