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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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Bosch easy control -update?

Hello,I am in the process of trying to set up my Bosch easy control smart thermostat and connect to my virgin media wifi router.I can see this is a recurring issue, what with the multiple threads on this forum created already.has there been a resolut...

Speed record and idly curious why

at midnight on 20 January I journeyed to the future (ha ha) and my speedtest nearly broke 2 GBits I gotta know - how did i get this speed score. Nearly two gigabits Statistical anomaly? Dodgy code? Edinb...


Permanent red light on Hub

There's a permanent red light on my virgin hub, do I need a replacement? Tried resetting it, turned it on and off few times but the red light is still on. 

Avonline - don't show up

I have been a customer for 2 months, however, Avonline incorrectly installed my cable, so I haven't had internet, after 2 months of waiting for them to come back and install the cable to the are the engineer had originally marked I am still waiting. ...

swb4 by Joining in
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Installation delay nightmare

Virgin media keeps delaying my installation service, it is so frustrating! It has delayed 2times and now they said need to delay for 2 months more! I need to work from home and can’t work without Boardband! Delaying fit that long is totally unaccepta...

kinradam by Joining in
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Multiple Internet losses daily, up to 30 x 4 min

I get up to 30 "Internet not available" sessions of around four minutes each time. I have used short and long resets, no change. Reduced the devices, no change. It's almost better to hot-spot my phone than use this now. Had an engineer booked yesterd...

Resolved! 2 Months of T3 Errors - Virgin refusing to investigate.

Like many others in this forum, I've been getting disconnected from the internet several times a day, and looking at the logs on the Hub there's T3 errors logged around the time of each disconnection.I complained about this 2 months ago, and Virgin a...

WorstISP by Up to speed
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Resolved! Smart bulb won’t connect to hub 5

Looking for help!! Recently bought 3 new Tcp smart bulbs. And having a right carry on getting them to connect. After hours of trying to connect and searching the internet for help! Tried the suggestion of turning off 5ghz to only 2.4ghz. Which still ...