Detection of internet provider

I’ve used Fing & fingbox as long as there has been such a thing - I guess 4-5 years. It’s always detected my internet provider correctly as VirginMedia. Yesterday VM increased my broadband speed (although I hadn’t asked for that). Now Fing detects the provider as M247. Can anyone explain what’s going on here? Thanks

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  • Karl_From_Fing
    Karl_From_Fing Administrator, Beta Tester Posts: 220
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    Hey @WhatsupDoc
    May I ask you to sign out of the fing app and do a manual scan and see which ISP name shows up?
  • WhatsupDoc
    WhatsupDoc Member Posts: 4
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    Whilst awaiting your response I recalled that I’d been looking at an app-based VPN and had omitted to close it down; doing so put the ISP back to VirginMedia.

    Pixel
  • Pixel
    Pixel Devon, U.K.Member, Moderator, Beta Tester Posts: 319
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    @Karl_From_Fing could you mark this thread as resolved / closed please, thanks.
    Dylan_From_Fing