BT Whole Home WiFi Twin Pack - £50 Off - Now £99.99 @ Argos
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BT Whole Home WiFi Twin Pack - £50 Off - Now £99.99 @ Argos

£99.99£149.99 33% Argos Deals
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Found 18th Nov
Also at other stores (including Curry's and BT Store, Black Friday deal)

Works with all broadband providers. AC2500 Dual Band wireless technology. Wi-Fi roaming and bandsteering. Self configuring network (star or daisy chain). Intelligent backhaul channel and band selection. Easy setup. Connection advice. Simple dashboard. Complete control. Secure network.

BT Whole Home Wi-Fi puts what matters most at your fingertips. It talks to all your gadgets to make sure they're always connected to the fastest and strongest signal. Intelligent Wi-Fi technology that automatically connects you to the fastest and strongest signal as you move from room to room.
Wireless standards a/b/g/n.
RJ45.
Weight 1.22kg.
Size L16.5, W16.5, D7.7cm.
EAN: 5016351619735.

30 Comments

Hi- does anyone know if you can buy two of these packs to create a 4 hub network? or are they preprogrammed to work with bubs they ship with.

I have been looking at these for a while on Amazon as the price is the same but the three hub package is £175 so thought 4 hubs for £200 would be good value and effective for my Virgin Hub which has terrible network coverage.

Many thanks

Nexustar8 m ago

Hi- does anyone know if you can buy two of these packs to create a 4 hub …Hi- does anyone know if you can buy two of these packs to create a 4 hub network? or are they preprogrammed to work with bubs they ship with.I have been looking at these for a while on Amazon as the price is the same but the three hub package is £175 so thought 4 hubs for £200 would be good value and effective for my Virgin Hub which has terrible network coverage.Many thanks


Hi,

Yes you can pair them all into 1 setup. Can support up to 6 discs (if you have a mansion)

Brilliant system - paid 199 for the 3 pack a while ago. Much better than Google wifi - as you can keep current router an IP addresses etc

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baronbuzby7 m ago

Brilliant system - paid 199 for the 3 pack a while ago. Much better than …Brilliant system - paid 199 for the 3 pack a while ago. Much better than Google wifi - as you can keep current router an IP addresses etc

Does it create a new network or can you make it keep the same info as the router (SSID, Password etc)

Are these like Home plugs Ethernet cable

baronbuzby1 h, 18 m ago

Brilliant system - paid 199 for the 3 pack a while ago. Much better than …Brilliant system - paid 199 for the 3 pack a while ago. Much better than Google wifi - as you can keep current router an IP addresses etc


As a counter

I found the opposite I had 3 and they were inconsistent they dropped all the time, and they are not a true mesh each one still talks to the master disc, unlike a true mesh where they don't and will link to the best signal from another hub.

I switched to google wifi using the same router and all is fine - better parent controls and better connections in my house including outside (cam) and I had the hubs and discs in exacltly the same positions.

True - not a true mesh - but they work well in our 3 store house. Tried the Google version, and it wanted to manage all DHCP, forwarding etc etc , and assign IP addresses on a different subnet.

The BT version just plugs in and takes on wifi duties, still using my router/modem as the MANAGER

Reserved, thanks. Are these Poe?

I have 3 and have plugged all three into the wired network, they work great when done like that and its seemless around the house and does not have to connect to the master hub.

I guess it depends on the size of the house and walls etc if you cannot plumb them in via RJ45.
Edited by: "lmolson" 18th Nov

Out of stock for home delivery...

Same price in BT shop. I'm also tempted by a refurbished 3-pack in their 'used' section. hmm.

Nexustar4 h, 44 m ago

Hi- does anyone know if you can buy two of these packs to create a 4 hub …Hi- does anyone know if you can buy two of these packs to create a 4 hub network? or are they preprogrammed to work with bubs they ship with.I have been looking at these for a while on Amazon as the price is the same but the three hub package is £175 so thought 4 hubs for £200 would be good value and effective for my Virgin Hub which has terrible network coverage.Many thanks

Yes you can use as many as you like that is what they are designed to do

baronbuzby2 h, 45 m ago

True - not a true mesh - but they work well in our 3 store house. Tried …True - not a true mesh - but they work well in our 3 store house. Tried the Google version, and it wanted to manage all DHCP, forwarding etc etc , and assign IP addresses on a different subnet.The BT version just plugs in and takes on wifi duties, still using my router/modem as the MANAGER


It can do both star network (all discs connect to central disc) or daisy chain (each disc connects to the strongest) the system decides itself and seems to choose star network most of time. You can also link them all up by Ethernet for optimal performance. Wifi spec is also better on these (AC2500) vs google wifi (AC1200).

garrafk8 m ago

Yes you can use as many as you like that is what they are designed to do


You can have upto 6 discs,

Wasnt aware of 6 disc limit I have got them and setup is very good for a novice and performance is exellent

Can the Ethernet port on the back of the disc be used to connect to other devices?

When you use the Barclays Cashback, do you have to pay with a Barclays Credit or debit card..?

Ikhlaas4 h, 37 m ago

Can the Ethernet port on the back of the disc be used to connect to other …Can the Ethernet port on the back of the disc be used to connect to other devices?


If you mean plugging a non WiFi device to the disc then yes. I have my PC plugged into a disc to get the internet.

user12341 h, 31 m ago

If you mean plugging a non WiFi device to the disc then yes. I have my PC …If you mean plugging a non WiFi device to the disc then yes. I have my PC plugged into a disc to get the internet.


Yes that’s what I mean thanks

How does this compare to ubiquiti?

garrafk12 h, 25 m ago

Wasnt aware of 6 disc limit I have got them and setup is very good for a …Wasnt aware of 6 disc limit I have got them and setup is very good for a novice and performance is exellent


It was a 4 disc limit but an update in September changed it to 6 discs max.

Krizzo34 h, 16 m ago

How does this compare to ubiquiti?


The closest WiFi spec to this that Ubiquiti offer is the Unifi UAP-AC-HD and just one unit from them costs £300 so whole home is worth considering for the price as you can could get 6 whole home discs for the price of just one unifi unit. I know it's certainly improved WiFi coverage in my home giving me 100% coverage compared to the Plusnet Hub One (Homehub 5) I have and improved speeds.

jordanc933 h, 29 m ago

The closest WiFi spec to this that Ubiquiti offer is the Unifi UAP-AC-HD …The closest WiFi spec to this that Ubiquiti offer is the Unifi UAP-AC-HD and just one unit from them costs £300 so whole home is worth considering for the price as you can could get 6 whole home discs for the price of just one unifi unit. I know it's certainly improved WiFi coverage in my home giving me 100% coverage compared to the Plusnet Hub One (Homehub 5) I have and improved speeds.


Not strictly true, I have a Ubiquiti AP Ac Pro that cost just over £110 a year ago, the ubiquiti although tech spec wise may not be quite as good is ultimately small enterprise kit and therefore is rock solid, also as someone who works in InfoSec the ubiquit kit got the patch to the KRACK vulnerability within a day. Also one ac pro covers my whole house.

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Have this set up in a 5 bedroom house, with one in office (downstairs) and one on landing (upstairs). In bedroom, used to get ~20MB/s, now getting ~200MB/s. This is the max plan speed, so seems like it works! There is coverage in the whole house.

alloyd4 h, 42 m ago

Not strictly true, I have a Ubiquiti AP Ac Pro that cost just over £110 a …Not strictly true, I have a Ubiquiti AP Ac Pro that cost just over £110 a year ago, the ubiquiti although tech spec wise may not be quite as good is ultimately small enterprise kit and therefore is rock solid, also as someone who works in InfoSec the ubiquit kit got the patch to the KRACK vulnerability within a day. Also one ac pro covers my whole house.

Spec does not match Whole home hence why I didn't mention. The AC Pro is 3x3 mimo AC1750 vs whole home 4x4 mimo AC2500. Like I said you get a lot more for your money than you would from one unifi unit. I live in a 7 bedroom house and find I only really need the 2 discs but didn't want to waste the third one. Might have been possible to use just the one but router is located in kitchen and that's where the master disc is don't have any sockets left in centre of house to place it.

Krizzo317 h, 0 m ago

How does this compare to ubiquiti?


Ubiquiti is a better solution if you know what you're doing as it can be configured to do a lot more, but can be used just like the BT solution.

the__cat1 h, 44 m ago

Ubiquiti is a better solution if you know what you're doing as it can be …Ubiquiti is a better solution if you know what you're doing as it can be configured to do a lot more, but can be used just like the BT solution.


I have one ac lite in the middle floor in a 3 storey home, with well insulated floors between each floor, I have no issues with wireless.

Do these have to be plugged into the network via ethernet as well?

P.s. the house is about 7x7meters
Edited by: "Krizzo3" 19th Nov

Plug these into my asus router got the lights solid blue on both disc but had no internet
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