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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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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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Resolved! Wifi Pods not connecting to router

I have been sent 2 new WiFi pods got not 3 in total, none of them which connect to the router spoke countless times to the virgin media team on the phone the tried most of the steps resetting activating the Pods and router all to no avail.The latest ...

Emalinho by Tuning in
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How do I leave virgin media without calling up ?

despite having to pay the early exit fees, I’m opting to leave virgin media because they charge a lot of money for a very poor service.I can’t get through on their phone lines, but also can’t find an option to leave when I log in to my account.any ti...

Ring doorbell connection issue

Hi all, I changed to virgin media on Thursday (hub 3) and I can't connect my ring doorbell (2nd gen)I read about the 2.4ghz and 5ghz and I changed it but still not connecting.. Any help please? - and please explain like I'm 5

Hive Hub & Hub 5

My hive hub has worked for 2 years no problem with Hub 3.0. I received a new hub, the 5, and the hive will no longer connect to the Hub Server.  I have it plugged into the 2.5gpbs ethernet port.I have unplugged it, rebooted the router etc, no success...

Broadband down

Hi is anyone else having broadband problems in Cramlington Northumberland. Mine has gone off

Dbond by Just joined
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Wi-Fi off again

Yet again the Wi-Fi is off, over an hour this time, not good at all, and to top it off , a letter from virgin to let me know that all virgin products are going up a lot, tv, broadband , home phone, 2 x mobiles. The letter ends with, enjoy our super f...

Jon1951 by Up to speed
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Hub 3 slow modem mode with archer C80

Hi,I have an Tp-Link Archer C80 Router which is connected to my VM Hub 3. I was getting a nice speed of 140MBPs download until about 2 months ago. It was never a very happy set-up and often had to be reset. Nothing wrong with C80 that could be diagno...

aplsmith by Tuning in
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Since upgrading to the hub 5. We have lost a connection to the garage so can no longer charge electric car on a timer through app and WiFi upstairs is poorer. I have been sent a pod but this hasn't made a difference. We have also lost connection to t...

Krswick by Joining in
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Internet down

My internet according to virgin has gone down 497 times in the last few weeks on the second visit by an engineer all the cable connections were remade including in the street box and a new hub fitted.What happens the very next day it was down twice a...

sdc26 by Joining in
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