Is BT Smart Hub better than Home Hub 5
The Smart Hub is slightly taller and wider than the Home Hub 5, but it contains massively improved hardware. It has seven antennas, which BT claims will let it offer significantly improved connection distances over the Home Hub 5, which had a 2 x 2 dual antenna setup. The Smart Hub also has a USB 3.0 port on its rear.
Is the BT Smart Hub any good
BT Smart Hub review: Performance
It’s unlikely that you will, though, as the Smart Hub has by far the best Wi-Fi performance of any Home Hub – and most likely any current ISP router. The Smart Hub’s signal was still pretty good, and it still achieved 21.4Mbit/s at this range.
What type of router is BT Home Hub 5
The BT Home Hub 5 uses the super-fast 802.11ac wireless standard, which only runs on the 5GHz radio band; the 2.4GHz band uses the older and slower 802.11n standard.
What does BT Smart Hub do
It can filter out interference from other sources to get a cleaner signal, and its Smart Scan works to upgrade the Wi-Fi connections with your devices when they’re not being used. As for other features, the Smart Hub has four ethernet ports, all of which can transfer data at up to 1Gb speeds, along with a USB port.
How long should a BT Home Hub last
Basically, you are buying the hub when you sign up for BT broadband. If you stay for 12 months, then they will waive the charge. If you leave within 12 months, they will charge you for it.
Can I use my own router with BT Infinity
With BT Infinity service you normally have two devices provided by BT: OpenReach VDSL modem and BT Home Hub Wireless Router. If you want to use your own router you have two options: You can replace only your BT Home Hub. You can replace both BT devices with a single VDSL capable router.
How many BT WiFi discs can I have
Available exclusively to BT Plus customers, Complete Wi-Fi gets you a BT Smart Hub 2 router and a single Wi-Fi disc for boosting the range of your wireless network. If dead spots remain then customers can order up to two more Wi-Fi discs free of charge.
What is the USB port on BT home hub for
The USB-A port was intended to be used when connecting your BT Fusion adapter to the Home Hub, and according to BT’s site, this port “may be used for future developments”. On older Hubs, there was a USB-B port, which could be used to connect directly to a PC. You need special Home Hub USB drivers available from BT.
Is BT Smart Hub Fibre optic
BT Home Hub 1.0, 1.5 or 2.0 do not support Superfast Fibre. The BT Smart Hub and BT Home Hub 5, Hub 4 and Hub 3 will also work with normal (ADSL) broadband. So if you later move to an area that doesn’t have Superfast Fibre, you’ll still be able to use it.
How many Ethernet ports does a BT Home Hub have
The BT Home Hub 3 and 4 have Ethernet ports so you can connect via Ethernet.
Is the BT Hub 6 dual band
The BT Home Hub 4, Hub 5 and BT Smart Hub are dual band with two wireless frequencies for devices to connect to: 2.4GHz and 5GHz. However, not all dual band devices behave the same way and some device software does not cope well with a single SSID for both frequencies.
Is the BT Home Hub a router
Home Hub 5
The BT Smart Hub (formerly BT Home Hub) is a family of wireless residential gateway router modems distributed by BT for use with their own products and services and those of wholesale resellers (i.e. LLUs) but not with other Internet services.