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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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Upgrade to gig1 vm connect now don’t work or pods

Hi I upgraded from M125 to gig 1 originally had hub 3 with 3 white WiFi pods, got sent a hub 5 which the WiFi signal is absolutely shocking same as hub 3 can’t get WiFi connection in my home office hence the pods now the pods are not working with hub...

Help with increasing Wi-Fi through put speed

hi everyone, I hope you’re all well.I recently upgraded to the virgin media M500 package, but I’m lucky to get 250 mb in most parts of my house, and usually hovers more around the 100 mark.I’ve checked on real speed, and it seems that I am getting th...

Resolved! Wifi dropping - laptop drops out

Hi, I have tried reading on the forum, any solutions for these problems I am having with WiFi dropping out constantly. (7 time today alone) from the laptop. I have been on the phone to virgin today only to be told to get a pod for £8 a month which I ...

High download latency Hub 3.0

Since swapping to Virgin Media in July we've had trouble with the internet in our flat.Previously we could get internet in all rooms in our flat, but since swapping to Virgin Media the internet is intermittent in all rooms except the lounge (where th...

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Super Hub 2 Keeps Locking Up

My internet connection has been dropping off all day. It will work for between 10 minutes and just over an hour and then I lose connection.All the indicators on the front of the Super Hub 2 box will show solid blue and I have to power it off and then...

galacey by Joining in
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Slow Speeds on Ethernet but Normal Speeds on Wifi

Hey I Recently Upgraded to GIg 1 Internet but I've been having a strange problem to where my speed on ethernet is slower that my speed on Wi-Fi I'm using the cable that came with the box and I've been up to 500-600Mbps but nowhere near the speeds I'v...

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Resolved! Hub 4 keeps rebooting and very limited upload speed

My Hub 4 has been fairly stable since installation (3-4 years or more?) and 2 days ago it started rebooting constantly, and my upload speed has all but disappeared - down to 200-600kbps!  Nothing has changed in the external or internal environment.  ...

gadget61 by Tuning in
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Cable modem randomly rebooting & poor connection

Over the past month or so I keep having connection issues, my Superhub was recently changed from a Superhub 2 (almost flawless) to a Superhub 5. Since this was changed my router also now reboots randomly which is annoying as it constantly keeps disco...

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