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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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Unable to reset memorable word

Hello, I have frequent issues with wifi hub 3.0 which keeps disconnecting wireless devices, trying to get technical support, likely needing replacement as device may now be failing. Called on 0345 454 1111 but could not move past memorable word as th...

Smarthub working on wired connection but not wifi

Very recently (Tuesday 9th April) I started having issues connecting to my virgin hub via wifi. I can still see the two networks (5g and 2.4). First was my iphone which started saying 'weak security' then showing a progress wheel next to the network ...

Two Routers (in Router Mode)

SpoilerI upgraded my Virgin line around 4 months ago and now I get it dropping (wifi) every 3-4mins.I have two independent Internet connections (BT-Sky) and Virgin-Fibre. The sky does not drop (so eliminated my Mac and the MS-laptop)I have had the Vi...

Mesh or Wifi Pods

The story so far Had a Hub 3 using with a Tenda MW6.Hub went down and after spending best part of Sunday, VM swapped out on Monday with a Hub 5. Could not fault the speed of arranging the engineer and the swap. At the moment have setup the mesh BUT p...

Vim1965 by Tuning in
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Wifi mesh pod

I have been trying for the last week to order a wifi booster only to end up going round in circles! Can't find an option anywhere on the app even though tests have shown poor signal in some rooms. Phoned customer service but again they said the optio...

Resolved! Intermittent dropouts and very busy omnibox?

Good morning!Not really sure where to start with this, but just after some advice.I'm on a Gig1 package from VM. Currently having constant intermittent dropouts every so often (these are so severe that they're affecting online gaming, getting kicked ...

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David192 by On our wavelength
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