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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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Very poor WIFI in one of my bedrooms.

Hi. I've just done a WIFI test using your connect app and while some of the bedrooms are OK, my main bedroom has a really poor connection, less than 8mb a second from a 250 speed service. I can't really move the hub because of the way it's been fitte...

MV20 by On our wavelength
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Conflicted setting hub5

I recently had my Hub 3 replaced with a Hub 5.  The technician who replaced it changed the hub 5’s SSID number and password to the one I had with the Hub 3 which saved filling in passwords again.  Everything has been working fine.   Out of curiosity ...

orzel by Joining in
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Wi-fi problems

Last night my WiFi was intermittent I reset the hub and it seemed OKToday I’m just getting a red flashing light on my hub and no WiFi, the virgin app says no local issues anyone else having problems?

Calum3 by Just joined
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Constant packet loss since Sunday Hi,I have been experiencing constant packet loss since Sunday as seen in the bqm. It has been causing issues to workflow/games as jitters and l...

ZR_K by Joining in
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Resolved! Hub 3 constant red light

Hi,The router is showing a constant red light and does feel warm to the touch, I have called in but not getting much luck there after being asked the same questions for over an hour.To remedy the problem I have tried:• Turning the power switch off on...

Cannot establish Secure connection to server.

Hi, I apologise whether this has been mentioned in the past. Recently while trying to access certain websites, golfing etc (please no digs). I am shown “cannot access to the server”.I can access via my phone, so not really a problem. Just wondering w...

ttt3 by On our wavelength
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Gen 3 router black spots

I've rejoined virgin media after 18 months away and I've been given the same router as before, no problem I assumed the previous had a fault, which I am wrong this new one is nearly as bad, devices show decent signal but will just hang on a web page ...

gazb1986 by Joining in
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