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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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Wi-fi in only 65mb wen 2 b 550mb plus Pod

Weeks ago I called them as I could only get 10mb on wifi then I get a call from them telling me all services in our area were down but now its all ok.Dayz later I tested it to get 65mb yet I didnt need an eingineer as all was sorted.My pod wont work ...

Dexder by Tuning in
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Do I need a new router?

My speed to router is acceptable but the Wi-Fi speed on my phone when I'm standing next to the router is 17.  I've had someone with more IT knowledge and a virgin user tell me that the speed I'm getting is intermittent.  As I do not understand IT,  I...

SallyD1 by Joining in
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Resolved! VPN capable router to replace Hub 3?

Pretty much as the title says. I'm looking to replace the hub 3 as I'm tired of the terrible connection. So want to put it in modem mode and get my own. I use a VPN (windscribe) on my laptop but like the idea of putting it on my router to provide umb...

Malawi89 by Tuning in
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Moving router

I’m looking to move my router upstairs due to connectivity issues. Two people can’t play on a console at the same time without lag, so hoping that if it’s upstairs it’ll prevent that from happening.

Rckbks by Joining in
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Resolved! Superhub 5 Rebooting again

After posting a message about my Hub5 rebooting following a software update and everything appearing to settle down my Hub5 is rebooting with some frequency. Since the 16 October my Hub5 has rebooted because - Cable Modem Reboot because of - kernel-p...

Resolved! Hub 4 not working with Toshiba Fire TV

Hello,We previously had Hub 3 with no issues connecting to our Fire TV. However, due to problems with the signal dropping off, we were told we’d need a new Hub and was consequently sent Hub 4. Since receiving this we’ve had multiple issues with our c...

Jufc84 by Tuning in
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Wifi pod not connecting

Hello I am having the same problem. I received the pod a week ago, plugged it in where we need the booster, it never stopped flashing then, used the VM connect app which did some kind of update on the network and when I tried connecting the pod it sa...

Annliss by Joining in
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Hub 3 Red LED

Our hub 3 has had a solid red LED for a few days now.I believe this is an overheating indicator.We've followed the advice to turn off/reboot etc, but the red LED persists. The hub is in the open and well ventilated.The internet is working fine and th...

thecremlin by On our wavelength
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