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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 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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Hub 3 red light

Hi VMI am having issues with my Hub 3.0 which has had a constant red power light for 2-3 months and the wifi drops out intermittently during the day.The hub 3 is in router mode, it is upright, well ventilated and out of direct sunlight. I have reboot...

Nik_B by On our wavelength
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Resolved! Wi-fi pod ordering issue

I have one wi-fi pod for a black spot in my house which has worked wonders. I also need one, however, for my summer house (office) when I am working from home. I have tried to access another pod, but for some reason, the computer says ‘no’ when I cal...

DSC1 by Joining in
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Hub 3 red light always on

Should hub 3 be replaced?Red light on all the time. Tried all recommended actions but light stays red. Hub is not overheating and can still connect to wifi.Have disconnected hub from mains for 30 minutes and reconnected. Have used reset button. Have ...

Google wifi setup with hub5

Good evening, I've had the router installed today after leaving sky and I am having problems migrating my Google wifi over.I've attempted numerous times putting the router into modem mode the green light is displayed and after rebooting the Google wi...

Virgin Hub 3 constant red light

Hi,It seems that yet again I'm having issues with my VM Hub 3. It was replaced in the past for connectivity issues/red light issue. It appears to be a recurring theme. I've had some connectivity issues lately, where the connection drops randomly, som...

Wi-Fi Pods (White) not connecting to Hub 3

We’ve recently received a new Hub 3 but it won’t connect with our Wi-Fi Pods (White).I’ve tried everything mentioned on relevant discussion threads here including calling Virgin Media tech support (the automated system runs a WiFi test but does not p...

TobyF by Joining in
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SuperHub 3.0 - unable to disable SSID broadcast

Today, when connecting a new device, I needed to broadcast my Wi-Fi's SSID for the new (garbage) device that I was trying to connect.  So I logged in to and navigated to Advanced settings > Wireless > Security, only to find that WiFi Netw...

hammic by Up to speed
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Receieved this txt

Hi, it s SHALEE OF TEAM MJ FROM VIRGIN MEDIA. Some good news! We ve confirmed your details and just need to speak to you to place your order. Please call me on 0800 052 2101 So I cancelled virigin a few days ago as my price was doubling for a very sm...