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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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Intermittent WIFI Hub 4 hot to touch

Hi I have a superhub 4 wifi speeds have always been lousy with dropouts etc recently i have had to place hub on its side to cool it down the top grill bit was getting hot to touch stuck with hub but recently had smart home heating, tv etc that use wi...

Wi fi pods

Recently had Gig 1 installed and have at least two really bad spots for WiFi and speed upstairs am I entitled to WiFi pods being on the top package ?

ports not opening

I turned UpnP off, and have assigned a port forward to a device, and have that device reserved as an LAN ip address.My nat is strict, but when I turn UpnP on I now have open nat.I should be able to have upnp turned off but it seems that I have to hav...

Palm771 by Tuning in
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Wifi Pods - how to order

Hello, I was wondering if you could help me please. I did the speed test and it shows that some areas of my house the speed is minimal. I spoke over the phone with VM and I was told that I could apply for the WiFi pods, but I have been pushed from th...

PODS keep dropping connection

I have a hub 5 (factory settings, long press reboot several times over the last year) and 3 white pods. Once or twice a months 1 or all of the pods would just stop connecting, more often than not all of them, just doing the slow blink. 1-2 days of re...

HUB & POD connections bounce back and forth

I've been on the WhatsApp chat and realised I need a proper techy to help me I've had issues since installation and have followed demands for a reboot more times than I can remember.Issue is... my devices tend to skip between pods, or remain connecte...

Getting a lot of pre rs errors 100s hub5

Hi all hope you are all well. So I have 1gig and hub5. I am getting 100s of pre rs errors on my 3.0 down stream channels it's only been up for less than 2 days since last reboot.From 300 to 1300 across all channels.But no post rs errors. Can you tell...

Website blocking

Hey wondered if anyone could help as Ive spoke to virgin and there tech team thay seem to be scratching there heads, recently and a few other websites are getting access denied so I can't sign into my psn, we safe is not on but I have...

Tweds by Joining in
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Loss of service - over 2 weeks

Looking for any advice - I’ve had a complete loss of service for over 2 weeks now and I have been unable to get anywhere with virgin as to when it will be fixed; I’ve exhausted every option on the phone lines, live chat and now resorting to trying th...

SGN16 by Tuning in
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