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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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Can I move VM router to another room?

Hey guys.I am finally getting VM FTTP into my flat / appartment on the 17 JUNE. I was just wondering though instead of having my main router in the living room would I be able to have it in the office room where my PC and console set up is or will th...

colinreid by On our wavelength
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Resolved! New hub when upgrading package

Does anybody know if upgrading to Gig1 will allow me to get a new hub? We currently have M350 and a Hub4 however we have a few dead spots where we lose connection. Im sure the hub 5 (being wifi 6) would cover these areas.

roastspud by On our wavelength
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[Hub4/Gig1] Constant short dropouts

Hi all,Does anyone know if this is a 'normal' / acceptable amount of packet loss over a long period of time? I've recently been experiencing mini 'dropouts' over WiFi, where my PC/Laptop won't disconnect from the network but a video call or online ga...

rdj96 by Joining in
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Hub 5 issue with 5ghz

Hi all. I have a very strange issue with my hub 5 which I have been in conversation with forum team about but I thought I would ask publicly.Some.of my smart devices that use 2.4ghz will not connect when 5ghz band has the same ssid. Also wifi 6 enabl...

fizz by Fibre optic
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Network issue? Ticket WO58306500

At 21:00 yesterday our broadband went down. We’ve had intermittent outages recently which have been resolved by a reboot or a half hour wait, but this time it was out all night and still out now. I have contacted customer/technical services who said ...

Oboe83 by Joining in
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Resolved! Constant Drops In Internet

For the past few weeks, I have been having constant drops in the internet. Anything wired or wireless drops for roughly 10 seconds, disconnecting me from anything that I can connected to.My router is in modem mode and connected wired to a Deco XE75.M...