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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 4 dead, temporary hub 3 not working

Hey, My hub 4 died after a power cut, just a solid white ring on boot.  I tried a spare hub 3 I had but it just says "update in progress". I was hoping to get this online before the engineer turns up so I can work.Is there anything that can be done, ...

Random Router reboot

My Hub has just rebooted for no apparent reason at 05:15 BST (UK).Is this likely to be a firmware upgrade or just a random thing or somrthing more suspiciousThere is nothing obvious in the logsThe software is v9.1.2208.100 and hardware version 10

gnome by Dialled in
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Red light on router

Good MorningThe red light on the router has been on red continuously for a number of days. Reading the other posts here, I believe this issue requires some help, please can you advise.Many thanks.

Maia1997 by Joining in
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Hub 5 and connect

Hi, I’ve just received a brand new hub 5 today, it’s connected to the internet but the connect app doesn’t find the hub, I’ve deleted and reinstalled the app two or three times but still does not connect! I’ve not done a factory reset because the hub...

Resolved! Poor WiFi signal

we have a smart tv in the lounge, the wifi signal to it is not very good and we have to use a devolo wifi extender to get a good reception , we want to put a tv in the back room but there is virtually no wi fi reception there, the Virgin technician w...

Blemm by Joining in
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Hub not found!

Hi, I'm new to Virgin media and thought I would treat myself to the volt package with 1 gig broadband and the new hub 5 router that I was told would easily cover my house, up to now I've nothing but trouble Tring to get the virgin connect app to work...

Darren71 by Joining in
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WIFI Filtering

Hello,can anyone explain the difference between MAC Filtering under the Advanced Settings/Wireless/Security and Advanced Settings/Security?Assuming the first only refer to wireless, why is it then not possible to configure the time slots there but on...