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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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Hub 5 - constant disconnections

Can you have a look at my stats please Downstream bonded channels Channel Frequency (Hz) Power (dBmV) SNR (dB) Modulation Channel ID 13630000000.141QAM 2562921390000004.542QAM 256131470000004.341QAM 256241550000004.141QAM 256351630000003.841QAM 25646...

Internet issues again

Can you look into my area please as their is red spikes on the bqm also real speed had issues with upload that actually failed, lost / late / damaged packets.It's not my equipment, the hub is in super hub mode, all connections are tight, had new inte...

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TAZMANUK by Knows their stuff
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Resolved! Old Virgin box, will it still work ?

Hello ,My room has a virgin box with a Gun barrel cable but it’s been oxidised (bluish powder) and screws are all rusted. I am worried if I purchase a self install kit of virgin will it still work?? What should I do to confirm if the cable is still f...

Lys26 by Tuning in
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How to set up a new virgin pod ?

I received a new plug in pod virgin sent me link in a text to set up the new pod it asked you down a Virgin connect App which you then have to scan a QR code  which i would have to add my device of my iphone which i don't want to do so is it just plu...

SSL error with one website, possible VM problem?

I've been trying to get onto a streaming website recently, but keep getting messages like:"This site can’t provide a secure sent an invalid response.ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR" It doesn't work on Chrome or Safari, or on my phone,...

s1115476 by Joining in
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Slow internet

Internet slow not responding on Ipad we have 2 virgin media pods one upstairs and one downstairs upstairs really slow

Re: SYNC Timing Synchronization failure while in vr

Hello, I'm facing same exact errors in router logs as soon as I got my broadband upgraded to Volt125 from 50mbps and swapped my Hub 3.0 with new Hub 5.0. I don't even use any VR streaming or protocols being mentioned above.  I've tried everything sug...

ravish by Joining in
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Internet dying on a daily basis

Hi all,  my internet has been dropping out every few minutes for a week or two now. 4-5 times and hour! An engineer came this week and said it was the modem and replaced it for the newest model (being 5). today we had the luxury of it constantly drop...

Bear1988 by Joining in
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