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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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Random doses of extremely high ping

We moved house over a week ago and installed Virgin for the first time. The light has always been orange with no other lights, but the internet has worked at 100-380 mbpsEvery day we've had random spikes where latency is extremely high. Like 2000 pin...

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VPN issues with the new Hub 6

I upgraded to the Hub 6. I've been using VPN for a long while, and never before complained... until now.I have two major issues:Internet works only when VPN is disabled (undesired state) or when the VPN connection is set to "UDP" (why? I couldn't fin...

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Grey outside box

hi,  I have been trying to contact Virgin Media to organise someone to come out and look at the outside grey box as it is broken and coming loose when the weather is bad - we have had it since it was fitted a few years ago. Thank you in advance for a...

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Hub 3 permanent red light. Poor WiFi.

For about a month my hub 3 has a permanent red light, the WiFi has become erratic since and struggle to see any of my security cameras. It looks like it needs an engineer swap over, is this necessary? Can't they just send out a new hub and swap them ...

Hub3 Overheating

I’m have a red light on my virgin media Hub3 and it feels hot to touch. I've tried unplugging it to cool it down but the red light is still there when I reboot. I still have internet but it's not perfect.

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