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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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Resolved! 2.4 vs 5 Ghz

I've just switched from the 125 Mb package to the 250. Checking if it was activated, I noticed doing a speed test I was still around 125 Mb/s. Then I saw I was connected to 2.4 Ghz wi fi.  I switched to % Ghz and saw the speed bowling along at 240 pl...

soxer123 by On our wavelength
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Windy wet weather causing internet problems

Hi, in the last few years i've reported this problem a few times. On call and probably on these forums.Whenever we experience windy and wet weather, our internet connection either fails completely or stays connected with sporadically unworkable very ...

Liveammo by Tuning in
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"critical" Network Log Errors

Hello hope everyone had a great New Years,was wondering if anyone could help me, I recently upgraded to the 1gig broadband package with the new Hub 5 router but I've been having some internet troubles, I've logged into the routers web page and I can'...

Aaron20059 by On our wavelength
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Resolved! My VPN keeps having to reconnect -

I work from home and the VPN for my work keeps telling me it has to reconnect. I find that I can't access some of the sites I need through work, as the connection is taking too long.I had my router replaced on 8 November and all seemed fine, though t...

Hub 5 and Ideal Halo heating controls

Since being "upgraded" to the Hub 5 my Ideal Halo heating devices have not worked. After weeks of trying to get help from Ideal, they eventually responded asking this ...please can you check the following.DHCP server access is active to allow for an ...

Resolved! Another solid red light post. Hub3

Sorry to add another post as I can see this has been discussed many times before. However I am at my wits end with trying to get VM to acknowledge and rectify my issue so posting here seems to be the only way to proceed. Over the last 3 months my Hub...

Nath81 by Joining in
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Intermittent internet outage

Repetitive Internet outage. NG15 6SX. Hucknall, Nottingham.Services are claimed to be ok, using the online service checker. - yet numerous people in the local area, are having outages, over the last 48 hours. Can't get any further information from vi...