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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 connection

I’m having trouble with my hub which is connected to the internet and is saying I’m getting over 1gig but! I cont connect new devices but not all new devices and some others that not been connected for a while. The pods are not working/c...

Leemc-84 by Tuning in
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WIFI connected no internet on some devices

Having an issue with some wireless devices saying they are connected but have no internet access whilst having a mostly full signal. for instance, my phone and pc will both be on wifi in the same room, but my pc will say no internet access whilst my ...

Hub3 issues

Hello,I am currently having problems with my hub3 modem, about a week ago there were issues in this area with the broadband and tv service. I had to power down and up again my hub as a result of this, ever since the status led is permanently red, eve...

Super Hub 4 is dead

Last few days I noticed that SH4 which was working fine last few years became wobbly.Specifically, several times a day it was switching between dim and bright white ring colours and simultaneously WIFI was going down.Reboots helped only temporarily, ...

akbarov by On our wavelength
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intermittent disconnection problem

hi all. so i keep getting a intermittent disconnection on my hub4happens now and then and since when virginmedia and cloudfare went off the other week.all details from hub posted below, hopefully its an easy fix ? thanks all 

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Hub 5 can’t register on connect app

I have received Wi-Fi pod in order to set it up I ah e to register my hub 5 on the connect app but it keeps saying it can’t be found. Internet is working fine, the POD won’t connect to the hub either. Any suggestions other than unplugging etc which I...

Resolved! Going round in circles with VM tech ‘support’

Hi allFor around 6-8 weeks now, we’ve been having problems with our broadband (SH4) - namely intermittent drop-outs at all times of day and night.I’ve made countless phone calls, done dozens of reboots and factory resets. An engineer has been out. He...

Resolved! ARP Cache Duration?

Can anyone confirm what the ARP Cache duration is from VM?My Hub 3.0 is in modem mode connected to a Ubiquiti Dream Router (UDR). I've been having some issues with the modem disconnecting from the UDR.  Ubiquiti tech support have asked me to adjust t...

Hub 5 keeps disconnecting

Hello my hub 5 keeps disconnecting continuously... Flashing white and losing connection. So frustrating. I've tried resetting it. I've tried disconnecting devices .. but nothing improves it. 

network installation of wifi broadband router

hi ,I have get connected with this service provider and after getting my all the details ( bank details , name , post code and house number ) they have deliver me a wifi router ( hub 3) with the cables and but in my home Their is no any fiber socket ...

kalana by Joining in
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