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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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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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Slow Speeds to External Router - Asus AC68u

So I have a hub 3 and the coverage is poor so for the last 2 years I've been using an external router to connect my wireless devices. I'm on the 250 package and with the asus router have been getting  250 all the way through the house.Noticed recentl...

lee8796 by Tuning in
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Poor down load speed 10mbps

Since moving to Virgin our Wi-Fi has been appalling, it’s very slow and the Wi-Fi signal intermittently cuts out when only a few devices are using the Wi-Fi.  this morning before the rest of the house-hold was up I checked the download speeds using t...

At80 by Joining in
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superhub5 Modem mode - Asus AX88 loss in speed

I have switched the SuperHub5 to modem modeits connected to my ASUS AX88U router wan port.previously it worked fine with a gigabit pppoe connection no loss of speed. But now I only get between 500 and 700mbit speeds, never more than 700mbit. Switched...

ZENMASTER by On our wavelength
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Broadband and service checker outage

My broadband has been down for at least an hour and the service checker is not working so I'm unable to report the issue. The service checker page says the following:Sorry, we can’t run a test on your services right nowPlease try again later.The webs...

Vkim by Just joined
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Mover Pack has not arrived

Good evening,We are due to move into our new address tomorrow but our movers pack still hasn’t arrived. We have received a message from virgin media to expect contact from the delivery services however no one has been in touch. Has anyone else had th...

mdpolo by Tuning in
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Watson Weather Station w-8681 Pro

I've got a Watson Weather Station w-8681 Pro II and I have been using this on HUB3 now I've changed to HUB5 the Watson Weather Station w-8681 Pro can not and will not see HUB5 I've spent a week trying, The only thing I haven't done is gone into DHCP ...

RickyUK by Joining in
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Wifi pod conflict

Prior to having a wifi pod I could access my router from the connect app and temp pause certain devices from the Internet ( very handy when you have children to be able to restrict there devices at certain times of the day )As I had blackspots in the...

Resolved! Linking Growatt with VM wifi

Hi,I've just installed solar panelling, with a Growatt inverter. The Inverter has a dongle for communicating with the phone app, in order for me to monitor panels-performance. At the moment the dongle will not connect to my home wifi, and the Growatt...

FatDave by Joining in
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