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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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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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Resolved! Buffering when using firestick

Using a firestick to stream been fine for a fortnight since I bought it renewed my virgin contract Friday since then it buffers every 2 minutes and 20 seconds for 10 seconds tried hard wiring firestick still same issue. Cleared all caches on firestic...

Resolved! Hub3 WiFi keeps cycling

Since last Friday our broadband has been troublesome, in particular the upload speed has dropped considerably which means our son cannot live stream - downstream is ~350Mbs, upstream varies between ~0 & 2Mbs.So I rebooted our Hub3 and ever since our ...

Connect App / Ordering WiFi Pods

I recently switched to Virgin Media broadband and had a Hub 5 installed, but am now experiencing limited WiFi coverage. I am looking to order WiFi pods as I previously had boosters from Sky that provided full coverage.Despite trying to use the connec...

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HighLevel by On our wavelength
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Wi-Fi coverage not good enough

I am still struggling with poor Wi-Fi coverage. I am not at all techy and have read all the posts I can find but I’m in knots now!I have the Hub 3 in my hallway on standard settings. I have a Wi-Fi pod on the landing one in the kitchen and one in the...

Bobwix by Tuning in
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Unable to enable 5g on Hub5

I had to disable 5G on my Hub 5 in order to force some devices to only use 2.4G. Now I can't enable 5G via the Wireless Signal page - I just get an error stating "Sorry! There was an error while updating your settings. Please try again a bit later." ...

fensom99 by Joining in
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