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UNDERSTANDING KEY ASPECTS OF WiFi

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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Orange light on Hub 3

Just joined Virgin BB and router (Hub 3) is continually showing orange light not white. I have tried switching router off and on and resetting it but makes no difference. Do I need a new router 

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Netgear connection to hub 5

I have just bought a netgear switch Gs308v so I can connect my computer and additional virgin set top box via ethernet cable in another room. The hub 5 is connected to one set top box and I have a ethernet cable to another room connected to the switc...

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Upload speeds

I have a TUF GAMING AX6000 router with the virgin hub 5 in modem mode. I got a txt today from virgin saying they were upgrading the network in my area. Internet went off for an hour, when it came back on all looked good until i ran a speed test. My S...

I have ordered a VM router and it has not arrived.

Hi folks,I ordered a router that was scheduled to arrive at my new address on Saturday 27th May 2023 for a Gig1 Fibre Broadband & Weekend Chatter package, but has not arrived yet.  I have only received the order confirmation (with reference number) a...

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Resolved! Horrendous Broadband and Wifi

I've been with ntlword/Virgin since the start and have had our broadband for as long as I can remember. Over the past year or so, our WiFi connection has been going down several times per day. We now have no WiFi at home which for a home worker is a ...

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Superhub 2ac as a 5ghz switch

I have need of 5GHz wifi in my garage (for a Meta Quest 2 in air link mode).I have a Superhub 2ac that Virgin have said they don't want back. Is it possible to use it as a wifi switch?

Gorf by Super solver
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Ordering Wi-Fi pods

I'm having exactly the same issue. I can't use the Connect app in two of my bedrooms because WiFi does not even reach that far. I would like to order my first Pod but can't see how to do that without the app which doesn't work for me. Also a Volt cus...

How do I order a wifi pod?

I am a Volt customer. I have two black spots, one being my home office which is really problematic. I have used the connect app to check for black spots and it shows wifi is poor in these two areas. How can I order a wifi pod and is there an addition...

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