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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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Remote Reboot

Hello,We’ve been having some trouble with VM Broadband recently where it has stopped working and the only thing that seems to resolve the issue is turning the router off and then on again.I’m away from home at the moment and the internet has dropped ...

MarkyUK by On our wavelength
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Had a new hub 5 installed last week to replace a faulty hub 4,could forum staff take a look at the BQM and check. I assume this is done via a PM so I can post a live link to the monitor.3 pods connected.Thanks

PhilipF by Superfast
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Good broadband but no wifi

Hi, I renewed my broadband and phone contract last Tuesday. On Wednesday after work, I realised that most of my devices had disconnected from the WiFi. I tried to reconnect repeatedly over the next few days, after work, assuming it was my bad tech kn...

Magmorb by Joining in
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No Wifi for 4 months!!!

We entered into a contract with VM in October 2023.  Almost every day we had poor signal and it kept crashing at peak time.  On 9 February the service was down completely. A technician visited on 10 February and discovered a cable had to be replaced ...

cox28 by Just joined
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Hub 5 and Tenda WiFi Mesh

Long story but will try and keep it brief.I used to have a Hub 3 and was getting very poor WiFi distribution throughout the house. Had an Engineer visit and he recommended a Mesh System to bounce the Wifi signal around the house. I purchased a Tenda ...

Hexigan by Joining in
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Mind blowing ineptitude

After 3 weeks of my broadband being on for an hour then dropping out before I have to reset the modem only for exactly the same thing to happen again, I’m no closer to a resolution.Ringing customer service does nothing as the staff are terrified to g...

Hms_71 by Joining in
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Resolved! Please help with Network Log results

For a month or more I have noticed that my in house WIFI is randomly dropping out. I noticed this on my iPhone where I suddenly have no access by WIFI to the internet. Often the WIFI symbol is showing but not working.I thought, at first, it was a pro...

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pineman by Tuning in
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