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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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wifi dipping

The last week or so we have been getting massive drops in our wifi speeds. We were consistently getting at least 500mbs, and now it is dipping as low as around 10mbs. It is dipping every minute or so. When doing speed tests its going from 220mbs to 2...

Resolved! Slow Wi-Fi on 360mbs

So…..I recently upgraded to 350mbs broadband with virgin media. My hub 5, after a scan through the connect app is showing 385mbs so that’s all fine but the Wi-Fi is showing 215mbs and I’m sat 1m away. I need it to be as close to what I’m paying for a...

Penry42 by Tuning in
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Resolved! Android Phones Not Connecting

I have Apple devices and no issue connecting to the wifi.I have two guests visiting for a while and, although they can see the network, their phones will not accept the p/w.We’ve tried all the standard resets, reboots, etc but to no avail.Any further...

AMCX by Tuning in
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Stuck on Orange Light

I just moved into a new house and got virigin for the first time. The hub is stuck on an orange light and I've done all the resetting etc, but it still stuck on the orange light, and the Internet is not being reliable.Any help? 

WiFi pods hot and weak signal

My security cameras recently informed me it was offline, when checking I found the WiFi pod that has been working to be very hot to touch and the app says signal is weak.I tried resiting the pod, but even when plugged in less than 1 metre from the hu...

Duppy2 by Joining in
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Resolved! More than three Wi-Fi pods

I have three Wi-Fi pods from Virgin and still have a room in the house with no signal. Virgin won’t allow me to have more than three pods from them. Has anyone else added another pod (as can get them from eBay)?  Will the additional pod work in the s...

Resolved! Wi-Fi pod whistling

Himy virgin Wi-Fi pod has just started a high frequency whistling sound. It’s been plugged in and working well for a couple of years, this just started recently.any ideas how to fix? I’ve turned it off and on again.thanks in advance 

Lou52 by Joining in
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