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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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Resolved! Owed money from VM and compensation for bad connection

Dear VM and prospective customers I had poor connection from Virgin Media and was advised by them to upgrade to a 'better' and more expensive package.  This resulted in an increase in my bills but it did not correct the issues and I was advised I had...

ASDFG by Tuning in
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Virgin Blocked my mobile number

I called virgin and was asked my password and because I could not remember it, I said omg,The guy hung up as he can because there no evidence as he never accessed my account but somehow he has now blocked me because I cannot ring it keeps rejection m...

Wi-Fi pods

Hican anyone help. I am having such trouble getting a second mesh pod for my Wi-Fi. I succeeded in getting one pod by posting on here sometime ago and asked for a second when the multi-room install was done. This was promised but nothing. Then more r...

PC6 by Tuning in
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Money owed to me

Virgin media owe me £60 since February they have admitted they owe it to me & on may 21st said it would be in my bank within 7 days I have still had nothing from them. I made a complaint only to get passed around like a parcel at a kids birthday part...

Wifi not working after power turned off

We have lost wifi connection after having the power turned off for electrical work and now the hub is flashing green. We have done a hard reset (pin reset) and still flashing after 30 mins. This is the second time this has happened after having a pow...

Resolved! WiFi and WiFi pods

I’ve got a 1 GB connection with VM 5 hub. . WiFi in two rooms is regularly less than 20Mbps. Will WiFi Pods help and am I eligible for them? Thanks 

chromen by On our wavelength
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BQM for the forum experts to view

I am currently arranging a technician vist but in the meantime, I'm curious from a technical perspective, what could cause such a swings on the BQM:BQM I only started the BQM as I was getting dropouts and stuttering on voip & video calls.Forum sleuth...

roodles by On our wavelength
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wifi has be none stop cuting out every like 10 mins

iv got a Xbox on and my laptop streaming YouTube and some background soft wear downloading and like every 10 mins for the past few days just keeps cutting out and then coming on for like 10 / 15 mins to cut out again  repet etc so i can not get on wi...

Intermittent wifi dropping out

HiLike many users it seems, I have intermittent WiFi connection. This has been since I joined Virginmedia in May but I never had an issue with BT and wish I had stayed with BT now.Connection speed seems OK, and it is worse when multiple users are on ...

Sit10 by Joining in
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