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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

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 flashing red

Hub has suddenly started flashing white and now flashing red. Tried and followed all of the instructions but it's still red. Wished I had stuck with BT. Thisnis the 2nd issue I've had and nits not even a full 12 mo the yet. Need help ASAP.

Tasjay05 by Tuning in
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Superhub 4 vs 5 - Not getting what I am paying for.

So will Virgin swap out my Superhub 4 for a 5?  I am after the 2.5Gbs Lan Connection, rather than the wifi 6,  to go to much better Wifi / Switching system ( Unifi ) I technically have never got the speed they advertised or pay for 1130Mbs.  Also doe...

prowl by Dialled in
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Google Nest vs Eero vs other mesh systems

Hi all - after a long wait I’m due to get Virgin Media (internet - up to 264mbps - and TV) installed on Friday…touch wood!  I’m already anticipating some black spots in my home (old house, thick walls, three storeys, etc) so have started to look at w...

RossJ985 by Tuning in
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Packet loss keeps disconnecting internet HUB5

I'm on Gig1 and last year in Dec I got a new HUB 5 and I keep getting random high packet loss issues which knocks the hub offline until I manually disconect and reconnect my ethernet cable. Had a HUB 4 prior to this and never had a single issue. My f...

Resolved! Virgin Media Business Dropouts

Hi, just recently had an engineer out to fix dropouts out but to no avail. Checked the Hitron's DOCSIS logs and get loads of Error and Correctable/Uncorrectable faults with speeds dropping during the day.Here are some of the logs:Downstream OverviewP...

aic69420 by Tuning in
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Conflicting settings but can’t fix

On the VM connect app Iam getting conflicting settings message with the orange exclamation mark triangle I have tried to fix this many times and still it comes back with the oops try again How do I resolve this 

Virgin mobile broadband

So virgin offer some sort of mobile broadband, while I’m waiting for my install that seems to be getting Canceled on a regular basis? Even if it’s thru O2