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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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Anyone any experience with virgin wifi pods

I've made a few posts over the last year or two about poor WiFi in my house and due to my limited experience with networking I'm reluctant to get in too deep as in changing routers. Our router is poorly placed in the corner of the house for WiFi but ...

mikesf90 by Joining in
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Intermittent broadband!?

Afternoon all An ongoing problem for a few weeks now, whilst working from home the internet will randomly cut off.This will only happen for 10 secondsish and happens randomly throughout the day, but by this point everything has disconnected and is at...

Mknuts84 by Joining in
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no internet

trial in s72 area, my router has been flashing red all afternoon, i have restarted and reset many times. What's happening, updates local area works?

Crofty2 by Tuning in
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New install, will it improve?

I’ve very recently had Virgin installed. Yesterday morning in fact. Virgin are new into my area and I’m the first on the street to have it. I’ve come from 50Mb with BT to 250Mb with Virgin. I am getting advertised speeds when it’s working. But all de...

hemo by Joining in
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Frustrated with wifi

I’ve been having issues with my wife for a long time but it’s gotten worse in the last 3 weeks with my hun constantly showing red. I’ve made numerous calls for help some of which we’re absolutely useless and ended up changing my package so I could ge...

App not connecting to hub

Hi downloaded the connect app because I’ve always had a wifi dead spot in my flat and understand there’s a scanning tool in the app that can help sort the problem. the app doesn’t connect to hub. The hub is a 3. I’ve turned it off / on and nothing…an...

pookie84 by Joining in
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Network Hub Red Light - Waited 40mins on call centre

For the last week my Network Hub has had a red light on it. My internet keeps dropping out and buffering on Netflix, Disney and AmazonI read through the forum and looked on Google. I have carried out all reboots, disconnections, followed all advice b...

lewis94 by Tuning in
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Resolved! Wifi Pods. Which band?

I'm thinking of buying a WiFi pod from VM as they seem to get good reports on here but I'd like to know on which band do they operate?  One of my devices is 2.4 only but most are 5 as well.  Will it extend both bands? Also will it extend the guest ne...