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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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IP Phone Issues

Hi All, I occasionally have to work from home using a ip phone. In the past 3 years I have just plugged the phone into my network and it all worked perfectly . Today I am working from home am I am having issues. I plug the phone in and it’s seen on t...

low packet loss during night/evening

i recently switched to virgin's gig1 cuz of the download speed for my pc and its been running very smoothly until a few night ago. every night around 8pm every online game i play i rubber band really bad and its kinda gettin really annoying now, its ...

dadacawf by Tuning in
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Crappy Wifi still

So once again, Virgin Media gracefully emailed me saying I'd been given a free broadband boost, now up to 250mb.....This in itself is great, however when I'm only getting WiFi speeds of 3mb out if 250mb from 6 feet away, alarm bells ring.I can't seem...

TheGnome by On our wavelength
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Internet outages in the evening

Our internet keeps going down and coming back in the evening/night. Started a BQM today. I've already factory reset the router.  


New contract

About 3 weeks ago Virgin Sales called and offered me a new package. They were on the phone for over an hour. Part of the deal involved installing a new hub. Immediately after self installing we lost internet access on all devices plus our land line. ...

BSK1 by Tuning in
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Virgin media booster

Hi, recently moved into a new house and virgin install the broadband. Finding that some spots have pretty weak signal around the place, what's the recommended way of boosting these signals, or does someone have a link to a recommended booster?regards

Archer92 by Joining in
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Hub 4 refusing to enable 2.4Ghz WiFi

Recently I've noticed that the 2.4Ghz frequency on my Hub 4 has been disabled for seemingly no reason. It's knocked a few devices of mine off the network.When trying to enable the 2.4Ghz frequency it tells me "Your settings have been updated.", howev...

WIFI booster

The wifi doesn’t extend out to the back of the house where my office is going to be. I need to get a booster but I cannot figure out how to get this and need some assistance!I have got a Volt M200 package. Can someone please help! 

No broadband since yesterday 1900

Hi, intermittent broadband connection complete loss of connection since 14th at 1900 hrs. Check on website says no issuesL12 1NPplease help as I work from home and currently using my phones data for internet regardsModge

modge by On our wavelength
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Internet (WiFi & Ethernet cable) keeps dropping out

Hi,Have been with Virgin for a few months now. I received an email 2 weeks ago that upgrades had been completed in my area (speed was increasing) and since then the internet drops out sporadically during high-peak times incl. right now at 5:30pm Sund...