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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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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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Resolved! Packet loss in evenings

Hello,I've been having issues intermittently this last week with some severe packet loss in the evenings. We had tried restarting our router as we don't use the wifi for the most part. It has also been occuring most evenings this past week since Wedn...

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Aylward by Joining in
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DNS not working after HUB 6 install

VM replaced my HUB 3 with a HUB 6 and now my host device ( smart TV ) DNS is not being used.UK tv services are no longer accessible.VM disabled IPV6 on the router and advised a power cycle of router / TV etc etc - it still doesn't workI am connected ...

pk1231 by Joining in
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Internet drops out daily

Hi I have had the 50gb package and Hub3 for just over 12 months and it is inconsistent, drops the connection daily. I had an engineer visit last year, he adjusted the power of signal saying it was too strong and overloaded router. No real improvement...

Resolved! Broadband & WiFi Dropping issues Hub 3

Over the last month or so my broadband connection has been really unreliable.The broadband connection drops (happening at least once a day) then after rebooting the Hub3 takes about 20 mins to reconnect (which it doesn't always do).   I've checked th...


DHCP Lease Expiry Time - VM Router - Reduced to 1 hr ?

Hi All,Suffered an ISP outage at : ~ 20:50pm.Rebooted router (modem mode) .The lease expiry time is now 1 hr from the VM Router instead of the usual longer DHCP lease time (checked from laptop).  It looks like there has been a VM software update, whi...

danvm01 by Joining in
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Hub 5 - constant disconnections

As the title says, I recently upgraded to the1gig package received the hub 5 nothing but issues with connection dropping.Ive had two engineer visits first time he replaced the hub it was fine for a few days then he came back replaced wiring hub again...

Boostral 710 opt in red light

Hello,My internet went down yesterday, the power light is flashing green and wifi light solid green, in the box outside where the boostral 710 sits the opt in light is solid red, the PWR light is green and opt out light is off. All connections are se...