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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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How to claim Volt mesh pods?

I have Volt benefits from being with O2 and VM. Apparently one of the Volt benefits is free mesh pods for the home to ensure quality connections. Anyone know how to claim these? There doesn't seem to be an area of the VM website to do this, and I'm u...

sqaud4 by Joining in
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TP link not working since moving to virgin Media

Hi allso I recently had sky who could only provide 50mbs in my area. So I have moved to virgin to get quicker speeds. Now I have the basic 250mbs with a hub5internet around the home was ok for day to day use but I had to reply on a TP powerlink AV600...

Wifi pod

Had a wifi pod recently delivered but it just keeps flashing blue and green.Tried to sort via the connect app but this isn’t picking up my router. 

Hub 4 red flashing no connection

Based in SW London, today 22.07.2023 is continuing not to have broadband, TV and Phone. The hub 4 is flashing red, reset it again and again without any joy. It’s simply a dreadful situation, why? It’s Saturday and no help from Virgin media to reconne...

Murph55 by Joining in
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No landline needed?

Im currently on BT and my mum refuses to switch so I want to get my own internet, If i got Fibre would i need a landline to use it or can it be installed elsewhere so It doesnt interfere with the other internet? 

Resolved! Wi Fi keeps disconnecting randomly

Hi my Wi Fi keeps disconnecting randomly it started yesterday October 30th between 5-6pm I live in the Glasgow drumchapel area it's my Android iPad that gets randomly disconnecting of Wi fi I have tried resetting the Wi Fi on iPad and also switched o...

I need a new IP

I've developed an issue with Netflix where certain titles have disappeared. If I search for them manually they don't appear. The issue occurs across multiple devices.If I used 4G/5G or switch my HUB4 to modem mode I can see and play all the missing t...

Skyco by Joining in
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Broadband intermittently cutting out

Hello,I have had Virgin Media broadband with TV for about 2 months.For a few weeks now the broadband has been cutting out several times a day.I have tried to look online what the issue could be and how to troubleshoot this myself but all I could find...