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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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Longer cabling required

Hello All - we are currently undergoing a home refurbishment and are looking to build our internet network around the Virgin connection we have come to enjoy using. We have the virgin connection come into the house, but we would like to place the rou...

connyma by Joining in
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Wifi dropping out over the last week

over the last week my internet keeps dropping out it will come back after a minute  or 2 but its so frustrating i work from home for a start and get disconnected from my work laptopsecondly when gaming i constantly get booted from lobbies because the...

Broadband down in RG1

There was work in my area between midnight and 3am last night, however I woke up this morning to no broadband. Hub reports “no RF signal detected”.Status checker says there is nothing wrong in my area and to book a technician to come out (soonest is ...

nM3zRt2 by Tuning in
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Broadband down in rg30

I hub 5 blinking red and blue intermittently and I’ve had no connection to the Internet since midnight last night. Postcode checker states no issues in the area. However work was carried out last night on the system between 12 am and 3 am. 

Resolved! Tapo devices not connecting to Virgin router

Hi,I have read a few posts from people asking similar questions but none seem to have a solution, and none seems not match my experience.I have a couple of Tapo bulbs, two sockets and a camera. Until about 10 days ago they were all successfully worki...

Re: Web safe not working when enabled

I too am having and it’s been numerous times I’ve been messaging through WhatsApp, phone calls it works for a month or two and then I have to go through all of this again, no amount of reboots, factory resets make any difference, Its been working for...

Opening ports on hub5

I have got this advise from the the tech guy of a device of mine. Any idea how to set this up on hub5 please? If the device still has no connection to the internet you will need to contact your internet service provider. They should assist you in ens...

Dododo by Joining in
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Resolved! setting up wifi pods

Hi,I've just switched to a Volt package (many thanks to the forum admin who helped me with this) so I can get some wifi pods to help with my wifi coverage in my flat (some new wireless hifi stuff needs better connections). I realise that my router is...

jbraner by Dialled in
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Is a complaint even worth it?

For months now, my Broadband has been dropping packets every day. My internet drops for anything from a few seconds to a few minutes, but it does it regularly.  I had an engineer out who could find nothing wrong.  It was suggested that as I had put m...

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leew1 by On our wavelength
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