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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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2.5G Port on Hub 5 in Modem Mode

Hi all,I’ve been on the Gig1 plan for a while now. Have been on the Hub 4 and ended up buying a dedicated router (TP Link Archer GX90 (w, 2.5 Eth port) due to the atrocious Wi-Fi on the Hub 4. I recently managed to convince Virgin to give me the Hub5...

dzw003 by Tuning in
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Changing SSID on Hub5 FAILS

After year long issues with wifi Virgin finally changed the Hub from 3 to 5Wifi working better than before BUT I have a large number of devices attached and whilst I can change the wifi password to that used previously any change to the SSID has most...

Madelvic by Tuning in
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Resolved! TiVO Box Removed - Should I Remove Splitter?

Hi all.Quick question, as I understand it every join, splitter or coupler in the path will add in some sort of noise so now that we are a Broadband only customer with our TiVO box removed should I remove the splitter and plug directly into the Hub 3....

Naylor2006 by On our wavelength
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Any DNS Server Issues?

Is Virgin Media / O2 experiencing any DNS server issues.I was just on this then wouldn't load with DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error.I then tried on my phone with O2 with the wifi disabled and it wouldn't load eith...

Netflix says i'm using a Vpn...

This has happened a few times now over the last few months. Programs we have been watching are suddenly not there, once it happened whilst something was paused, we went back to it 15 minutes later only to met with an error saying..."You appear to be ...

Fastra by Dialled in
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Router keeps getting warmer

Hi my router keeps getting warmer each time I check on it. Is there anyway to ventilate it and/ or stop it over heating?It is already out of direct sunlight and my Internet is fine. It has sufficient space for air to come in and out. I've only had it...

Natasha7 by Joining in
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WiFi pod not working after 5 days

I was sent a pod after contacting VM via what's app. It's been plugged in for 5 days now and I'm pretty sure it's not doing anything. Sometimes it flashes blue sometimes green. The instructions don't mention anything apart from plug it in and leave i...

jordangi by Joining in
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Resolved! Signed a new contract but no promised Wifi Pod

I very recently signed to a new contract as the offer for broadband was too good to pass up as I wanted to cancel when my original contract ended and during the phone call with a person in retentions (I have their full name) I was told a Wifi Pod wou...