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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 package

Hi, i currently have a broadband, tv and home phone package and its been 18 months since i got it so now they will be charging me more. Is is possible to change it to a only broadband package that is cheaper on the website. Or do i have to call virgi...

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Resolved! Deco and Hub 5 - Very slow speeds

I've recently had a Hub 5 delivered and previously I was using a Hub 3 with Deco M4 units which worked great  I've put the Hub 5 in modem mode and connected the Deco units but the speeds are coming in a lot worse (150 mbps).I can’t work out what I’m ...

Brown external virginmedia box completely damaged

Hello everyone It was very windy yesterday and the cover from the brown outside box where all the wires enter into the home blew away but it has also sheared off the mounting box too. It is all a bit deformed and hard to screw back onto the wall as t...

Virgin m500 Fibre - weak signal

I have a virgin m500 fibre hub which is situated on the windowsill of my landing. I have a small 2 bedroom house.  I moved to Virgin from BT but my BT 36mbs worked better than what I am currently getting with Virgin. Issue 1:  My son plays PS5 but ha...

Fed up - speed drops and other issues

I have been with virgin for 8 years + since moved to current house. I have M125 + landline (which I never use). I am paying £55 per month and they are offering a higher speed for much much less for new customers. There’s usually 1 and occasionally 2 ...

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Broadband Issues CV37

Dear allOur home is having significant broadband issues for the last two days.Postcode is CV37.I am currently not in the country so wish to find a solution remotely for my family.The router has been turned off, and left off for a period, several time...

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Red base LED on HUB 3

Hello, just looking for some help. My Hub 3 has a solid red light on the Base LED. I've read that this could mean there is a fault or it is overheating. Internet connection still seems fine. I've tried restarting it and checking all the connections, ...

Resolved! Hub 5 Port Forwarding isnt working?

Bit of a weird one, but hoping someone has some suggestions.I've been hosting a Web Server off a Pi Zero for some time, but a little while ago it stopped responding.I've done some troubleshooting, and everything appears to be correct. When accessing ...