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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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Broadband and installation

Engineer installed 1gig broadband but did not place where our previous supplier hub and was gone before we could connect up our appliances - unable to get any contact c Virgin to get this rectified have had to connect via tp links to hifi / streamer ...

SB06 by Joining in
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Volt Wi-Fi Pods - Help Ordering

Hi, please can someone from virgin media help me asap. I have signed up with virgin media, I complained that I can’t get Wi-Fi on my 3rd floor home office and was sold to upgrade to o2 to get volt which was told comes with x3 Wi-Fi boosters. I was th...

iPhone Wifi Internet problems with Hub 3

I have having daily intermittent problems with my two Apple iPhones with Wifi internet and my Virgin Media Hub 3, which is rendering my home Wifi to be pretty much useless.   The devices appear to connect to my Wifi but internet doesn’t work.  Someti...

Jobie by Tuning in
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Has my street got full fibre

HI Can someone tell me if my street has full fibre now? With all the little green cabs going next to the big ones. No one from VM can give me a answer or don't get what fttp! 

Resolved! WiFi Password change and black pods

Hi everyone! I want to change my hub 5 password. I know how to do it but I have two black WiFi pods and I don’t know if I need to restart those afterwards or not. Any suggestions?

Nijazz65 by Joining in
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Problem connecting 6E laptop to WiFi

Had a new laptop, Christmas gift costing almost £1,000 Samsung Galaxy Book 3 but could not connect to my WiFi but would  connect at my friend's house to his Sky WiFi. Did all the usual checks and spoke to numerous virgin customer service people nothi...

wood296 by On our wavelength
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High errors on a single channel

Hi, I have very high errors on a single channel for download (CH30) there also seems to be high T3 timeouts on upload, is there anyone in the forum that can fix this? Here's some info:- 3.0 Downstream channelsChannel Frequency (Hz) Power (dBmV) SNR (...

djgeurn by On our wavelength
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Unable to get my first WiFi Pod

I have been having serious problems, just trying to order a wifi pod. Initial contact 14.2.2024, asked to do tests, Real Speed said it could not connect to the router.18.2.2024, tests tried again, still not connection to router . Wifi pod ordered26.2...

almark by On our wavelength
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