Virgin Media is Ireland's Speedtest Awards Winner for Fastest Broadband Network during Q3-Q4 2020. To win this award, Virgin Media achieved a Speed Score of 125.81, with top download speeds of 276.83 Mbps and top upload speeds of 48.14 Mbps. Virgin Media appears to have continued to expand the availability of their latest HUB 4.0 (ARRIS TG3492LG-VMB) broadband router under their “Hub Swap” programme, which is giving existing customers on various different tiers the chance to “upgrade to our latest Hub 4 at no extra cost.”. Initially only those who took out their top DOCSIS 3.1 based 1104Mbps (Gig1Fibre) package could get. Just hook up an adapter to your Virgin Media Hub to help you get a better WiFi signal in any room with a working socket. We have three different kits to choose from, depending on what you’re after, and they’re available from just £35 plus £7 p&p. Have a Netgear Wifi Range Extender WN3000RP V1H2 which has been working well for years to extend my WiFi from my Virgin Media Hub. Virgin Media just upgraded my hub to version 3.0 but now the extender will not work properly. Did a factory reset then followed Netgear YouTube instructions to re-setup. Press and hold the WPS/Virgin Media button on your Hub until the lights start blinking. The WiFi Booster will start copying your Hub’s details. 2.9 To make it easier to connect and move around your home, we’ll make your Booster’s WiFi network name and password the same as your Hub. Press and hold the WPS button on the larger Wifi Booster for.
Get connected and stay connected anywhere in your home
When it comes to wireless networking, your Virgin Media Hub is one souped-up piece of kit. But wireless technology isn’t perfect, so there might still be some places in your home that it just can’t reach or give you the speeds you crave.
First try these handy hints for getting the best wireless signal, and then think about adding a Powerline kit to your network.
Behold the power of Powerline
Powerline kits use your home's electrical wiring to connect devices. Just hook up an adapter to your Virgin Media Hub to help you get a better WiFi signal in any room with a working socket. We have three different kits to choose from, depending on what you’re after, and they’re available from just £35 plus £7 p&p.
Broadband boosting superheroes
Virgin Media Internet Extension
The Netgear Powerline 1000 features one Ethernet port and is ideal for connecting something like your Virgin TV box, smart TV or games console via an Ethernet cable.
The Netgear Powerline 1200 + Extra Outlet also features one Ethernet port and adds a filtered power outlet so you don’t lose the use of one of your sockets.
The Netgear Powerline WiFi 1000 extends the reach of your wireless network, so you can connect devices without any need for cables (though it has an Ethernet port too).
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Powerline in action
Virgin Media Signal Extender
Remember the speeds you can achieve with your Powerline will only ever be as fast as your broadband speed, and can depend on the quality of the electrical wiring in your home.