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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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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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Slow wired upload speeds

WiFi on our V5 hun is fantastic in the room. 500+ download, 30+ upload, but the Ethernet booster plugs to the back of the house are useless! I’ve just had network cables taken from our V5 hub to my office at the back of the house. Download speeds are...

Gazpics by Tuning in
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Hub 3.0 constant red power light

I've recently moved home and taken my equipment with me.Lately, the power light is constantly red when it should be white.It's not overheating and there doesn't seem to be any drops in connection.Virgin media site tells me there are no known issues i...

Wifi Max activation and free Wifi Pod

Asked to make a post here by the Twitter team, in regards to activating WiFi Max and receiving a free Wifi Pod, as the Virgjn Media Connect App suggested activating Wifi Max and using a Wifi Pod due to slow speeds (Approx 3Mbps download according to ...

AliM5 by Joining in
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VPN Issues

In the last 2 weeks I haven't been able to connect my work laptop to the work VPN. I have tried all options through work IT with no luck. I tried to call virgin, who put me onto the gadget support team. Apparently I have to pay a fee not only to fix ...

Howy_D by Joining in
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Connection Issue (DHCP?)

Looking for help and advice pleaseGigabit package with Hub 5.Friday afternoon, i unplugged my router and various other bits from the mains for a short while.When booting back up, the Hub 5 just flashed blue. Checking the hub homepage it said “request...

Bagz86 by On our wavelength
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Router red light and hot

My router is now hot and still has a persistent red light. After 3 telephone calls to VM and post on here still no further forward. I am now concerned of a fire risk. Should I switch router off?

GL11 by Tuning in
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Down in Worksop. Service Status page does nothing.

Had friends over for a drink and around midnight the internet connection went down. Checked again 6 hours late and it's still down.Service status page is unable to check... Which isn't helpful at all. All we need is a little information about what's ...

Resolved! TiVo 360 Link Speed

Only linking to my router at 100mbps. Is this correct? I’ve check both ends of my cable and tried another and it’s the same but it’s says it’s a 1000mbps card inside?

lok1 by Tuning in
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Virgin Media Connect location

I have some areas of the house that suffer. Where should one start with Connect? If I start by the hub and then do another scan in a poor location, the App is "alert" and will give some sort of reading. However, if I start in the poor location, the A...

jimgironde by On our wavelength
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