Networking and WiFi
For queries with home networking and all things WiFi
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Forum Posts


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...

WiFi House Attenuation.png
Sephiroth by Alessandro Volta
  • 0 replies
  • 52 kudos

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...

Wifi Spectrum Bad.png Wifi Spectrum Good.png

Horrendous latency and jitters

First two months: Absolutely fine, no issue with the serviceThird month: Latency, high ping and jitters. Mostly in the evening but also occasionally occurs during the day.Practially unusable as the broadband will cut out  during my meetings online.

Jl231 by Joining in
  • 27 replies
  • 0 kudos

Red Flashing RX LED on Boostral 720 converter box

I recently had network connectivity issues and rebooted both the router and the boostral 720 fibre converter box.  The boostral converter previously had a solid green RX light on (even when it was working) and now it has a flashing red RX light, but ...

Resolved! Red light on hub 3

My hub 3 is showing a red power light instead of the usual white power light. It is solid red but the hub is not overheating and is kept in open space there is a a drop out in wifi connection on all devices through out the day

Tr4hman by Tuning in
  • 133 replies
  • 0 kudos

Resolved! How do I order Wifi Pods?

The wifi signal is sketchy at best in parts of my house, I need a stronger signal for work calls etc. It would appear from my research Wifi Pods could be the way forward.Simple question how do I order them? Thanks!

J1882 by Joining in
  • 9 replies
  • 0 kudos

Resolved! Update from a SuperHub 2 or not?

Evening All !I'm currently on an original CableCorp/Telewest coax cable connection to the nearest cabinet (as installed in the 1990's!), running a SuperHub 2 (dating from around 2014 IIRC!) in modem mode to an ASUS RT-AC66U B1 router and then to a mi...

jeallen01 by On our wavelength
  • 3 replies
  • 0 kudos

Resolved! Hub stats suboptimal

Hello. Ref Hub 3 in modem mode with an Asus router.During a bored moment I checked my hub stats. Power levels looked off so I unplugged the hub and powered it back up and it just got a bit worse. I have six downstream channels at -4 or below (officia...

Resolved! hub 5 - keeps disconnecting

set my new hub 5 up last week but keeps disconnecting from the internet is this normal for a new hub     [MOD EDIT: Subject title changed for clarity]

Resolved! Qam wrong?

Hi can someone tell me if my qam is wrong please?. My upload qam is always 64 as is everyone's I have 1 channel 32qam and 2 at 16qam I think 64 symbols is more data than 16 no? Upstream channelsChannel Frequency (Hz) Power (dBmV) Symbol Rate (ksps) M...

Viper-t by Superfast
  • 202 replies
  • 0 kudos

4G/5G cellular backup for Virgin Media SuperHub

Can anybody recommend a good, automated 4G/5G cellular backup solution for Virgin Media SuperHub?If I'm at home, I can use my smartphone's wireless hotspot mode to connect my laptop etc. to the internet.  But I also have lots of other devices which a...