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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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Outage BD20 area

Since around 8:30pm today my Virgin Media connection has stopped working. I'm in the BD20 area, is anyone else experiencing this outage?

leeb15 by Tuning in
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Broadband Down

Hi - my broadband has been down since last night and still is. S72 area.I have a blue flashing light on the front of the router.Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,Lloyd 

Vpn won’t connect since using the connect app

Hi, I use a vpn to use my work laptop at home but this morning after using the connect app to pause a device (not my laptop) it stoped working and has a message saying ‘The L2TP connection attempt failed because the security layer encountered a proce...

Routs56 by Joining in
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18 month contract

Can someone help me. 18 months ago I started a contract at £24 a month.  with minimum period 18 months before it turned to £51 there on after  . I moved two adresses since then and it was hassle Gettin the contract moved. Each time I moved house  the...

Geo2211 by Tuning in
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Wifi Pod Request :-(

Hello,  I’ve tried calling virgin media 5 times and they run a technical test (automated) and then it’s an automatic machine which says goodbye! Tried on WhatsApp but they’re too busy and I can’t get through to a human!  The WiFi signal in our home o...

BlithRR by Settling in
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WiFi pod

WiFi pod has been blinking for days now. Have tried resetting the WiFi, moving the pod closer and rebooting the pod. My virgin media app shows the pod working and having devices connected. Removed it and re added it but still has a flashing light and...