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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 5 questions.

Hey all, I have a quick question about the HUB/modem mode.In the near future, I want to get a UDM pro, and use that as the router for my home network. I know that to do this I will need to enable modem mode on the hub, however, whilst the hub is in m...

dernu by Joining in
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Resolved! Network Broadband Congestion (external to home)

How can I identify if VM broadband network congestion is impacting on me? My use of broadband is consistent during any 24 hour period. However, I notice around 6-9pm suddenly everything slows, buffering and slow internet speeds - even though my own u...

Paul8282 by On our wavelength
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Repeated failed hub update attempts causing downtime

Hi all,For the past few months I have been having issues with my hub 3 attempting to update multiple times a day. The internet connection drops and the lights on the hub indicate it is attempting an update, this usually lasts a few minutes before ret...

NotMushy by Joining in
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Intermittent broadband loss

Hi,I've tried to speak to customer support on the phone twice now, first time they monitored my connection for 24 hours and found nothing wrong, second time i got disconnected with no call back.I've been having issues for a while now where we will lo...

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Tegatus by Joining in
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Resolved! Router and TV box delivery

HiMy virgin media services are set to goive on Monday with the engineer coming in the afternoon, however I have not received my router and TV box. When do these normally arrive as it is getting a bit tight to the go live date now.TIA

Upstream channels dropping to 16QAM

Hi,I am seeing one or sometimes two of my five upstream channels dropping to 16QAM from 64QAM; is this acceptable or indicative of a fault somewhere (e.g. noise in the system)? I am not seeing obvious issues (no packet loss on BQM etc), but upstream ...

mmelbourne by On our wavelength
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Resolved! Ring Doorbell and poor connection

I have recently signed up for Virgin Broadband, I had sky previously and never had an issue.  Since Virgin went live I cannot connect my Pyronix Alarm panel and Nest to the Virgin router and my Ring doorbell had poor connection errors.  I also had po...