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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

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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Red flashing light on Hub 4

Hi there,My virgin hub has started flashing red and I have tried everything to fix it.I’ve tried to run a service check but it’s saying there’s an issue with the service and when I call the number it provides, it sends me a link to the same broken se...

Admin Password Not Working

Yet again, with no changes, my Hub 4 is not accepting the router password (either the one I set or the default). Last time I had to factory reset and set everything up again, and randomly it’s stopped accepting any known admin password. At least the ...

Synn by Joining in
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3rd Party Router that works with the Hub 5

Hi all,I was wondering if I could ask advice on any suggestions of a 3rd Party Router that has a 2.5GB/s ethernet and a usb so I could put a usb Hard drive in to make my own mini cloud service and all this to be used with my new Hub 5.So any advice o...

Damaged property

You have been recently laying cables down our road and the contractor you are using has damaged our wall, to make matters worse they have tried to rebuild the wall as if nothing happened, consequently they have left it unstable and dangerous. Anyone ...

Fudge123 by Joining in
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Resolved! Booster request for blackspot

Hi is there any way of getting a booster for my wifi? I’m on the volt package and I’ve tried to scan using the app but it doesn’t even connect enough to scan in my son’s room and I’m not sure how else to order? 

LYNRFC by Joining in
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Modem mode

I have had various Virgin modem/routers connected to my Netgear Orbi 6 router, currently the latest with 1GB package. I use the Netgear Wifi exclusively. Every time I've tried to put the Virgin modem in modem mode I lose all internet connectivity and...

jonmell by Joining in
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