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Any customer can upgrade to an Intelligent WiFi hub and take advantages of new features that boost your network. Virgin Media describes this as the "central control panel" for Intelligent WiFi, and it's free to download. The app lets you test the strength of your WiFi from room to room, detecting blackspots as it goes.
The device was intended as a standalone Internet access device, running a specialized operating system which limited it to the Virgin Connect ISP. It was discontinued on November 15, The remaining Webplayer hardware was liquidated and embraced by the hardware hacker community.
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Virgin Media customers were treated to a huge update last week which is aimed at boosting the connection within homes. The upgrade, called Intelligent WiFi, is being pushed out to those with the latest Hub 3 routers and is totally free of charge. This update uses a number of new technologies which should help to improve the overall Virgin Media experience.
Intelligent WiFi has already been rolled out to the Hub 3 router and has several tools that will automatically improve coverage in the home without the need for boosters, but they can be ordered if needed. With Band Steering, devices will switch between 2. Describing the third feature, Virgin Media said:.
Virgin Media has announced a series of impressive Wi-Fi updates designed to deliver up to three times faster speeds to every room of your house without it costing you much time, money or effort. How are they doing this? Well, with a big update to its Hub 3 router, a shiny new app and some seriously smart Wi-Fi boosters.
Virgin Media has trialled the use of wireless radio signals to help connect homes in a Newbury village to gigabit speeds and TV services over full fibre — a first in the UK. The signal is then converted within a cabinet and services are ultimately delivered to premises over a full fibre connection. Virgin Media has started by initially connecting 12 homes in Greenham, located just on the edge of the market town of Newbury.
When you sign up to a Virgin Media broadband plan, you can experience truly superfast fibre broadband straight to your home. Now with Smart WiFi, Virgin Media broadband allows you to seamlessly stream your favourite TV and music, connect with friends and family on video calls or play games online without the dreaded lag. Virgin Media also offers what they call a Red House visitwhich is where Virgin Media technicians visit your home to fine-tune the set-up of your broadband and TV, connect all devices, upgrade equipment, and sort any issues you might be having.
Meet our smarter, more advanced WiFi app. The Connect app lets you scan your home to check your WiFi signal from room to room. Pause WiFi to certain devices, tackle connection problems and even reboot your Hub from the comfort of your sofa. Our friendly team of trained agents are standing by to help solve any trickier issues.