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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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Netflix says i'm using a Vpn...

This has happened a few times now over the last few months. Programs we have been watching are suddenly not there, once it happened whilst something was paused, we went back to it 15 minutes later only to met with an error saying..."You appear to be ...

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Fastra by Dialled in
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Router keeps getting warmer

Hi my router keeps getting warmer each time I check on it. Is there anyway to ventilate it and/ or stop it over heating?It is already out of direct sunlight and my Internet is fine. It has sufficient space for air to come in and out. I've only had it...

Natasha7 by Joining in
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WiFi pod not working after 5 days

I was sent a pod after contacting VM via what's app. It's been plugged in for 5 days now and I'm pretty sure it's not doing anything. Sometimes it flashes blue sometimes green. The instructions don't mention anything apart from plug it in and leave i...

jordangi by Joining in
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Resolved! Signed a new contract but no promised Wifi Pod

I very recently signed to a new contract as the offer for broadband was too good to pass up as I wanted to cancel when my original contract ended and during the phone call with a person in retentions (I have their full name) I was told a Wifi Pod wou...

Internet cable exposed outside house into pavement

  Hello,The virgin internet cables that go from my house run directly into the pavement from the front garden wall. The virgin outside brown box was already there when we moved in 18 months ago and I got Virgin installed when I moved in, so unsure wh...

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Resolved! Hub 3 - which Deco Mesh?

Hi allSince moving from my TalkTalk 75Mbps FTC and onto VM 280Mbps Full Fibre, our home wi-fi has been extremely unstable.  Also (and more the point of this question) where the TT router used to extend to all areas of the house (a 3 storey town house...

Midbaz by On our wavelength
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Eero Wi-Fi + new network

Hi. our step up isvirgin broadbandplugged in is:1) eero which creates the network for the house (plugged into yellow port on virgin unit)2) network satellite sending internet to garden office (new) (plugged into yellow port on virgin unit)what appear...

101010 by Joining in
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Resolved! No wifi from router new customer please help

I am a new customer for only 2 weeks and i get no signal from my router. I have done everything they ask. Nothing blocking signal, reset several times and they refuse to send a technician becuase on the system it shows i get 264mbs when i only get ab...

SaraR88 by Tuning in
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