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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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Ethernet Outage & WIFI Instability

Hi whoever is out there,I'm running a Hub 3 with around 15 devices connected via WIFI, and a powerline ethernet connection connected to an ethernet switch with 2 devices connected. Since last night at around 22:00, I have been unable to get internet ...

xord by Tuning in
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Resolved! Cable to router inside home

Hi Is this setup typical for the cable coming into the house? A box on the wall with less connectors would be better. The disabled user keeps knocking the cables, stopping the service from working. What else could we ask for? Thanks VMC9110 

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VMC9110 by On our wavelength
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WEEE Waste

A small rant. Forgive me!I have recently upgraded from the Hub 3 to the Hub 5Since installing the hub 5 I noticed my WiFi Pods were not working, so i contacted customer services who advised my pods aren’t compatible with the Hub 5 (couldn’t explain w...

My internet struggling since last friday

As above, my internet recently downed since last friday. It is happaned around hourly. Completelly useless for work and entertainments as well. Does app shown this problem, but the estimated repair times always changing. Im really desperate and unadv...

pite71 by Joining in
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Resolved! VM & WFH. ZScaler dropping connection.

Hi, I’m on the VM200 package and trying to use ZScaler as part of my employers software.  I’m on a hub 3.0for almost 2 years now on the VM100 package I’ve worked from home with no issues. Now over the last month it’s become unbearable with low connec...

Red light on hub 3.0

Red Light on Hub 3.0 for over a month. Tried resetting but no change. All cables secure. Hub not over heating. Internet connection intermittent and wifi signal often weak.

rsiggee by Joining in
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Wifi pod not received

I recently moved house and the engineer that did my installation told me that I would need at least two pods (I can have up to three for free on my plan) for my house to get better speeds in certain areas. After endless phone calls where I was told I...

llakey7 by Joining in
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Resolved! Range extension

I'm in Brighton & hove, and I am looking for a "Range Extension" that will do me (i live in a flat above a shop) upstairs (where the router is) & downstairs just outside by the front door where I sit. I have had one TP LINK EXTENDER 300 £13.00 But it...

ron101 by On our wavelength
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