BT Whole Home Wifi £164.99 @ Amazon
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BT Whole Home Wifi £164.99 @ Amazon

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Found 28th Oct
Superfast, super-reliable Wi-Fi for every room. BT Whole Home Wi-Fi puts what matters most at your fingertips. It talks to all your gadgets to make sure they’re always automatically connected to the fastest and strongest signal. And it’s bristling with brilliant controls that put you in charge of a supercharged home network. This is Wi-Fi at its finest. With BT Whole Home Wi-Fi you can have your favourite TV, films, music and games in any room you wish. Three brilliant discs create a complete Wi-Fi network – which means no more dead spots. Even when there are multiple devices connected you still won’t lose speed, so you can have a laptop connected in the kitchen, games console upstairs and a tablet in the lounge – and they’ll all stay connected, all of the time.

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It works great, I bought the set last weekend at the Hughes tech show for £150.

Is this their version of a mesh network? I wonder how it stacks up to Google Home and Lynksys Velop.

Ordered. Thanks op.

sucramco44 m ago

It works great, I bought the set last weekend at the Hughes tech show for …It works great, I bought the set last weekend at the Hughes tech show for £150.



Easy to set up?

Just ordered. Thanks op.

I take it these are just WiFi repeaters?

Something I need this but isn't a few wifi repeaters much cheaper?

aleem22 m ago

I take it these are just WiFi repeaters?


These aren’t comparable to WiFi repeaters each disc is equivalent to a 4x4 MIMO 802.11ac router offering speeds of up to 1,733Mbits/sec over 5GHz and 800Mbits/sec over 2.4GHz. It forms a mesh network with one single SSID. I’m just using two as I don’t have a big house but they are excellent, I found they work best if you disable your router’s WiFi.

Does it only work with by broadband

Codify27 m ago

Does it only work with by broadband


No

I bought a set of these direct from bt about a month ago. Dead easy to set up. I have virgin broadband at home and the WiFi was rubbish. I kept the super hub in router mode, turned off wireless and added this set. Only one disc needs to be physically connected to the router. The other discs connect over WiFi.
I bought a fourth disc as I needed lan ports in a room that didn’t have them, that’s the other thing with this setup, each disc has a lan port so can be used to connect lan only equipment (such as TVs, set top boxes etc using a small switch).
In terms of performance, I am on the 200mb broadband from virgin and over WiFi get between 150 and 210meg throughout my entire house (I have a 1930’s semi with a loft conversion . Very happy with them.
Great price op.

What's wrong with BT hub.... well...

Its nice that its an all in one mesh, you can create bridge routers yourselves and make them identical to your neighbours which is what I have done with my neighbours but it cost me a lot less - free unless you count time spent.

Good deal for a great system. Never had much bother with mines. Easy to set up. App could do with more features so from that perspective a work in progress.

I get no more moaning from the wife and kids upstairs. As devices always stay connected on the mesh.

If I put my Virgin Super Hub 2 in Modem mode to use these, will the ethernet ports on the hub still work?

SupeR1309 h, 41 m ago

Is this their version of a mesh network? I wonder how it stacks up to …Is this their version of a mesh network? I wonder how it stacks up to Google Home and Lynksys Velop.



I personally found it poor - The connection dropped alot. My friend has the Netgear Orbi system and it very well reviewed on AMZ. Hoping to buy in the Black Friday deals. Only 2 Satellites for the same consistent speed around his old Victorian type house rather the 3 discs required here.

Been waiting for these to come back down in price. Thanks op. Ordered.

I got these for our office, uninstalling a shed load of repeaters and plug in mains units, spent a bit of time getting the best positions and wow, we went from 1meg download at one desk to 30+, improvements across the range over three floors and an old building with very thick walls - we have had no issues with dropped signal or anything else, office is a lot tidier and everyone is happier. Genuinely highly recommended and the app works fine.
Heat added for the price, we paid about £175 about two months ago.
Edited by: "Agent_Silver" 28th Oct

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Are these WiFi repeaters? Or can you feed each of them an Ethernet connection and get them to broadcast that into a mesh?

mas1234 h, 49 m ago

If I put my Virgin Super Hub 2 in Modem mode to use these, will the …If I put my Virgin Super Hub 2 in Modem mode to use these, will the ethernet ports on the hub still work?


yes

Great price, was tempted at £200 but at £165 that's a steal compared to the other mesh systems available.

I was keen on getting Google Wife but you only get 2 of the hubs compared to 3 with the BT system and they are better equipped than the Google offering.

ddv1 h, 46 m ago

Great price, was tempted at £200 but at £165 that's a steal compared to t …Great price, was tempted at £200 but at £165 that's a steal compared to the other mesh systems available. I was keen on getting Google Wife but you only get 2 of the hubs compared to 3 with the BT system and they are better equipped than the Google offering.


Is the Google wife superior to a non Google variant?

distracted2471 h, 31 m ago

Is the Google wife superior to a non Google variant?


Yes, the non Google wife THINKS she knows everything, where as the Google wife .....

Be aware: These don’t work with *some* Windows 7 laptops (or laptops that have been upgraded from Win7). I’ve had the problem with Samsung and Asus laptops. BT are aware of the issue but don’t have a fix for it.

How far will these reach? I’m just building a garden office which is about 20m from the house and I’m looking for a solution to get WiFi down there

306notout1 h, 49 m ago

How far will these reach? I’m just building a garden office which is about …How far will these reach? I’m just building a garden office which is about 20m from the house and I’m looking for a solution to get WiFi down there


Impossible to say with any certainty. Completely depends on the Environment. I would guess it would to a certain degree though.

ddv9 h, 5 m ago

Great price, was tempted at £200 but at £165 that's a steal compared to t …Great price, was tempted at £200 but at £165 that's a steal compared to the other mesh systems available. I was keen on getting Google Wife but you only get 2 of the hubs compared to 3 with the BT system and they are better equipped than the Google offering.


Damn auto correct!

Got this yesterday with same day evening delivery on Amazon, is packed up for return today unfortunately.

Easy to set up, discs feel well made, larger and heavier than I expected.

Just didn't get any benefits, benchmarked via Speedtest.net on my Galaxy S7 and MacBook Pro in 3 locations before and after and was no better than my bundled TalkTalk modem. Maybe others will find it makes a difference in their homes but pointless for me.
Edited by: "ddv" 30th Oct

My experience was the same as yours ddv (talktalk too (fierce)) it's actually slightly worse for me speedwise. I gave it some time though and whilst the speeds haven't improved, the stability and reliability of my WiFi now is brilliant, devices that were forever going offline/dropping off the network have been fine with this.

It'll certainly make the remainder of my contract more bearable

I took the plunge and ordered via prime yesterday, thinking if it didn't reach the Garden Office I would just send it back.

Set it all up today and have tested it, with one disc in the lounge at the front of the house connected to the router and one in the dining room at the rear of the house.

With my Virgin Router I had 6.70mbps in the bedroom(above the dining room) and 54mbps in the lounge.

Have now just done the same test with the Whole home wifi all plugged in.

I'm getting 54mbps all round the house, I walked down the garden to see how far it would reach and I was just getting a signal in the office.

So I then I put the third disc in the garden office which is about 20m away. That took a little longer to connect than the dining room one but just run a test and I'm getting 54mbps down there aswell..

Very happy

306notout29th Oct

How far will these reach? I’m just building a garden office which is about …How far will these reach? I’m just building a garden office which is about 20m from the house and I’m looking for a solution to get WiFi down there


ac wifi @ 5GHz will drop off with distance pretty quick. If you could run a PoE ethernet cable from the router to the office/shed and run a WAP off of that then it would have better bandwidth, but for typical internet access speeds these BT mesh WAPs should be fine.
Have a look at this to see the other options...ubnt.com/pro…ts/
Edited by: "Infrasonic" 31st Oct

predatormc28th Oct

These aren’t comparable to WiFi repeaters each disc is equivalent to a 4x4 …These aren’t comparable to WiFi repeaters each disc is equivalent to a 4x4 MIMO 802.11ac router offering speeds of up to 1,733Mbits/sec over 5GHz and 800Mbits/sec over 2.4GHz. It forms a mesh network with one single SSID. I’m just using two as I don’t have a big house but they are excellent, I found they work best if you disable your router’s WiFi.


Er so do you set these up with same ssid and password as router and then disable?
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