johcar: Ah. Interesting. When I got the new one I changed the name on it - we might be onto something here....
I haven't tried another router, but I have tried both wired and wireless.
The router hasn't changed, so is probably an unlikely candidate for issues - it a nice shiny Thomson TG582n router which has made my connection to the interweb rock-solid (not hard, considering my last one was the TG585 v7 POS)
The name thing could be the problem, but I wouldn't absolve the router of all the blame yet, it was the cause of all my networking problems with out Tivo's