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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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Intermittent Connection

Since early yesterday or internet connection has been on/off. I have run through the checks suggested on the website. Sometimes it says there is an intermittent problem, other times it says everything is fine and there are no problems. I have a hub 3...

SelimeSm by Joining in
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Broadband connection

Hi, we have had the newest hub for a few months with no problems. However today the wifi went off on all devices - although the hun itself was saying no problems. We rang Virgin and was told that the settings “broadband elbows?” had been turned off? ...

Glynhir by Joining in
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Splitter cable

I need the virgin media box installed in my wall for the other half of the white cable that comes with my box, how do I do that? 

Intermittent Dropouts

So for about a week now i have been getting random dropouts, all wifi and ethernet devices are loosing connection, it only lasts about a  minute each time but not great for when on calls or on online games.Currently have Hub 5 in modem mode with my o...

PaulQ97 by Joining in
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Intermittent issues

Hi,Im having problem with the WiFi that cut off every 10,15 minutes ,try to run speed test and says :looks like there is an intermittent signal issues in your area,so I have tried to reebot but still having issues ?   

Fred9100 by Just joined
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Broadband dropouts

My broadband drops out about 3 or 4 times a day, my hub was replaced about a month ago, it was better for a couple of weeks and is now as bad as it was with the old hub. Any ideas please? I have tried all the usual tips to no avail!! I am paying for ...


2 Green Flashing Arrows

The connection dropped today and was in and out for most of the morning. Then from 3pm I have had 2 x green flashing arrows and solid green on the bottom. Engineer booked for Friday but I have no data left and need to WFH. Any idea on fixes? 

Resolved! New virgin app

Hi guys,I've just set up the new virgin connect app but having trouble getting it to work. I've labelled all the devices that are connected via wifi and assigned each one to a person.I'm using the app to control the amount of time my daughter is on h...

Yanky by On our wavelength
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Hub 5 change to modem mode

Just got HUB 5 and want to change it to modem mode- as I have the Deco units around the house and worked fine with HUB 3.How do you do it again ? IP adress etc etc Thanks