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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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Netflix asking for payment method.

Hi, I am with Virgin Media, Netflix is included in my subscription but when I log in to Netflix it asks for me to add a payment method and won’t let me use it, there’s some stuff I really want to watch on Netflix. please can someone help me? thank yo...

Area 21 Outage

At around 9pm last night my internet died. I have a Hub 5x with a beautiful blinking blue light. Did various soft and hard reboots aswell as a pinhole reset. Nothing. Called at 8am and was put through to the 5x hub team who say there is an outage and...

Fatmanp by Tuning in
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Treadmill causing interference.

Hoping for some help. We work from home and have connected the upstairs office to the router (Hub 5) via a Virgin Media supplied booster. I can't run a ethernet across the house the booster has been a good solution. All been fine till I got a treadmi...

Hub constantly dropping connection.

HiRecently my Hub 3 has repeatedly dropped connection, everything is affected, I have repeatedly tried to run service checks, They come back with responses saying come back in 23 hours, if there’s still a problem we will be in touch.I have restarted ...

Resolved! Internet keeps dropping in and out

HiI've been having issues for the past 3 days now where the WiFi keeps dropping. There's no issues in my area and an engineer is coming out to look at it but I'm wondering if the issue is potentially the main plug that gives the modem power? Or could...


24-04-2024 05:19:34noticeUS profile assignment change. US Chan ID: 6; Previous Profile: 13; New Profile: 11 13.;CM-MAC=**:**:**:**:**:**;CMTS-MAC=**:**:**:**:**:**;CM-QOS=1.1;CM-VER=3.1;24-04-2024 05:19:34warningDBC-REQ Mismatch Between Calculated Va...

Hub 5

I have had the Virgin hub4 for some time but even with the WiFi pods WiFi is  not always reliable and get buffering sometimes when streaming Netflix and Amazon Prime. I am on gig1 and have just renewed my contract and wonder if hub 5 would improve th...

critcal warning router status

criticalSYNC Timing Synchronization failure - Failed to acquire QAM/QPSK symbol timing;;CM-MAC=**:**:**:**:**:**;CMTS-MAC=**:**:**:**:**:**;CM-QOS=1.1;CM-VER=3.1; warningDHCP WARNING - Non-critical field invalid in response ;CM-MAC=**:**:**:**:**:**;...

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Broadband & Tv

Hi my WiFi has been messing about since Thursday and online it says postcode issue will be fixed by Tuesday morning, that’s 4 days no WiFi and no Tv, when is does work it keeps loading and bugging out. This frustrating, I got a family of 6 with 4 kid...

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Ordering wifi pods

I've run the connect app and have areas with speeds of less than 30 Mps (not to mention complete dead spots that can't be captured by the app as it just tells me I'm not at home...). I've been around in circles trying to order pods. No response to my...

Katie_F by Joining in
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