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UNDERSTANDING KEY ASPECTS OF WiFi

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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Resolved! Not Happy - poor internet

We have had poor internet since Virgin had problems about a week ago (early April 2023) wifi connections for smaller devices like a phone isn’t too bad but still noticeably slower then normal, laptops are slow which has been awful for working from ho...

Tenda MW12 & hub 3

Hi folks, hope you can help before I tear my hair out About 15 months ago I installed a Tenda MW12 mesh system onto my virgin hub 3, putting the hub into modem mode. All ran wonderfully until Tuesday this week when I noticed the internet was dropping...

markyboy72 by On our wavelength
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Splitting 2g and 5g

Ok, am trying here after having a 'mare both on the phone and on twitter with VM in the hope of a resolution.When VM had it's issues earlier this week UK-wide I rang VM to re-negotiate my contract whilst reporting the issues (was always going to ring...

charscot by Dialled in
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Resolved! should be 380G but only 1.7G

I've just reinstalled Win 7 and found it only got 1.7G, not 380G so I disconnected the modem & PC waited 1 min then reconnected  ALL GREAT but I only got 10G, so I tried again, same thing, So here I am wanting, to see if there is anything I have over...

ron101 by On our wavelength
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Hive camera - not connecting to Hub 5

Good morning I've just had virgin media installed this week but now I can't get my Hive camera to link up to it it's not finding my network when searching it's the hub 5 I have any help greatly appreciated      [MOD EDIT: Subject title changed for cl...

Resolved! No service

No Service, complete Blackout since Friday 17th March ( Internet, Landline, TV) . Engineer diagnosed cabling fault. Field staff cannot change the cable until Tues 4th April ( 18days with out any service. We are a vulnerable couple, disabled, classed ...

Ibbo2 by Tuning in
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No signal

Getting ridiculous now , asked to wait for a message, still waiting today is worse for no signal , keeps dropping down to one bar and no internet works ongoing yesterday but now finished, for improvements??? Sat at home next to router, no internet,...

Kevano57 by Joining in
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Hub 3 conflict settings

On the virgin media connect app I cannot connect to the hub as stating conflict settings and proving two options WPA-WPA2 Personal  or WPA2-Personal.choosing either  and the app respond oops something went wrong and suggest contacting support. checke...

maconmac by Tuning in
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Android mobile wifi issue dhcp

I have lost connection to my wifi via my mobile.WhatsApp chat was a waste of 4 hours (as standard)All other phones and tablets work fine.If I change to static IP I get connected but at super low speeds 40mbps... 3 days ago it stopped working for no r...

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Nate1980 by Joining in
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