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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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Upgrade to 1gig

Hi I recently upgraded to 1gb from M500 and I got confirmation today that my speed upgrade has been applied.I did a Sam Knows speed test and I am only getting 235mb even when wired to the Hub 5.I notice that on the speed test it is detecting that my ...


Resolved! Pods - requested

Had a new Hub fitted on 20th Jan due to old one being faulty and upgraded package with increased broadband speed. Old booster no longer worked with new hub and had to order a Pod. New Pod received and fitted on Saturday. Still no internet connection ...

NixiL by Joining in
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Resolved! Upgrade to Hub 5

Hi, so I resigned up for another 18 months with Gig1 Fibre Broadband last month, and the guy on the phone said it should be no problem upgraded to also get the Hub 5 (I have hub 4, which works ok, but some issues with connections if everyone is using...

craigtea by Tuning in
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Duct and joint box installation for an MDU

Hello everyone, I am currently involved in a multi dwelling unit (MDU) project that will incorporate both BT and Virgin incoming ducts. Currently, we're maintaining separate ducts for BT and Virgin services. However, I'm interested in exploring the p...

Yeebs123 by Joining in
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Fed up

Hi there had a phone call from Virgin media marketing this morning to ask about services etc listened for a while then they wanted lots of information on what I use it for etc informed them we have a SKY  streaming tv, security, internet phones etc a...

Resolved! VM down

Virgin media broadband, Has been down again all morning. It was down most of Sunday down again no Internet access and the hub keeps rebooting what an earth is going on virgin media. This is getting ridiculous and you’ll still want your subscription m...

Peter4858 by On our wavelength
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Frequent broadband outages for last few weeks

For the last few weeks I have had intermittent broadband outages lasting for a few minutes at a time, happening at any time of day. I have a Hub 3.0In the network log the most common errors are:SYNC Timing Synchronization failure - Loss of Sync;CM-MA...

rorya by Tuning in
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