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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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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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How to order WiFi pods?

HiI'm on 1 gig broadband with a hub 4.The WiFi signal needs boosting upstairs. How do I order a WiFi pod? I click on the link and it says that demand is high and to come back later. Thanks 

neec48 by Joining in
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Hub 3 for new customers

I joined Virgin in September 2022 and was surprised to get a hub 3 rather than a 4 or even 5. Is the hub 3 still standard ? I'd really like a hub 4 or 5 to see if the WiFi is an improvement on the hub 3 before I switch it to modem only mode and use m...

Huge packet loss

I have noticed my connection has been very flakey today and I have just checked my think broadband tracker and I have been suffering huge packet loss since 3am this morning. I have rebooted modem and router to no effect. Does anyone have any suggesti...

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Broadband faulty

I have had issues with my broadband for over a year now and spoke on the phone to virgin again last week I was told I’d get a call from a specialist team and It’s now a week later and I haven’t hear a thing. Now I’ve been hung up on 6 times today aft...

WiFi connected but not able to access internet

Hi there I have an issue with my hub 3. Im trying to connect via WiFi and despite it showing as connected I'm not able to access websites. I'm constantly dropping out of calls and it's affecting my work. Tried turning it on and off again and resettin...

No broadband or tv help!

Woke us this morning to no broadband or tv and done an online status check which flagged up amber for TV. Got home this evening and still the same so called Virgin who are now sending an engineer on Thursday but with teacher strikes we need the inter...

Resolved! Hub 5 - Password Incorrect

HiI am currently attempting to access my admin page on, I have restarted the router with the pin, and tried the password on the bottom, (not the WiFi password, the one directly under the afformentioned ip reference). As well, to counter m...

jrttapppi by Just browsing
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