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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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Unstable connection: Problem with Docsis 3.1?

HiI'm on the 1 Gig service and although speed tests show the speed that i am paying for, I'm experiencing dropped packets which cause video calls to be dropped. An engineer recently visited to fix my landline and said the broadband signal levels look...

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Mike14 by Tuning in
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Ps5 can’t connect Hub5

My PS5 will not connect to the WiFi. I have a Hub5, and no devices have been paused,I now have it connected by Ethernet cable? Which means I can’t move it to any other room.

Sjh74 by Joining in
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Website Loading Not Snappy (Mutiple Devices/Browsers)

Websites take a few seconds to load images and other elements.The same behaviours are seen across 3 browsers, perhaps the hub isn't up to the demands of the network and needs to be replaced with something more powerful?Router Status screenshots - htt...

gc28 by Tuning in
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Resolved! How to get a WiFi Pod?

Good evening,I joined Virgin Media a week ago with the 350mb volt package with TV & phone.I get a good connection with my Macbook Air in the room next to my router, but my son struggles to get a decent connection in his bedroom, normally around 20mb....

Bounce75 by Tuning in
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New hub, old network

Just got new hub 5 and everything seems to be working fine apart from all my devices are still showing the old hub 3 name and using the old password. None of my devices have picked up the new hub. It seems the new hub has been activated and I'm getti...

Scottie8 by Joining in
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Resolved! Wi-Fi not working

Since Sunday our virgin media gig 1 hub has been flashing intermediately and also going on and off, we had an email from virgin media stating that they would be doing essential maintenance work on Tuesday, this morning it is still the same very very ...

Peter4858 by On our wavelength
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