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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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I Let VM 'Upgrade' Me From SH2 to SH3 Like A Fool

A month ago I was called by VM offering me an upgrade. They were amazingly vague as to what benefits I would really see; 200Mbps to 500Mbps I didn't really need, losing a couple of channels that were not regularly watched anyway, better WiFi that I s...

Changing open reach

Hi there could you please tell me what I should do to contact the customer service , I need someone to come and fix my broadband,  because it works and cuts in the same time,  I think the problem is in the open reach in the wall,  because it's in a d...

Sashamo by Joining in
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WiFi hub not working

Yesterday our WiFi started running very poorly for a few hours followed by no connection at all. We have tried rebooting it and resetting it but nothing seems to work. All the lights just constantly blink very quickly. Also this may have nothing to d...

ZyXEL modem splash screen

I keep getting asked to sign into the ZyXEL configuration interface for my virgin WiFi network.  The normal WiFi stops working at this time. This prompt goes away if I reboot the system but its happening more frequently now.  Any ideas?

Leefrim by Joining in
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Resolved! Wifi Black-Spot

Hi,so i have recently joined the 1Gig Broadband service. All is well and and the speed is optimal. I have noticed that there is no wifi coverage or very little in my lounge. I have scanned all the other rooms in the house using the Virgin Media Conne...

Nadcar87 by Joining in
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Modem mode from HUb 3 to Hub 5

Hi,my hub 3 has been working in modem mode for some time. once I install the new hub 5, do I simply change that to modem mode? No other steps required? im mindful that I don’t want anything else to go wrong in the process.any help would be appreciate...

New cable

So my internet has been up and down since the beginning of December!! Several engineers attended, changed router etc etc I’ve said from day one, it’s a problem at the box in the street down the road. An engineer finally came around the 6th February a...

Julesb64 by On our wavelength
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