Hardware

All you need to know about Wi-Fi boosters, routers, dongles and more.

  • Hub

    Sky Hub and Sky Q Hub: What are Sky’s routers like?

    Taking out Sky broadband lands you with one of two routers: either the Sky Hub, or the Sky Q Hub. But what’s the difference? And which one should you… More »

  • BT Smart Hub

    BT Smart Hub: What’s it like?

    The BT Smart Hub - also perhaps known as the Home Hub 6 - is the latest router from the provider, and stands a good few inches taller than… More »

  • Router icon

    BT Home Hub 4 and 5: What you get, what it does and how to get it

    The BT Home Hub, designed especially for use with BT broadband, is one of the most attractive routers you can get - if you're into that sort of thing.… More »

  • Plusnet hub

    Plusnet Hub One - A complete guide

    When you sign up to fibre optic broadband with Plusnet, you’ll find yourself the proud owner of a snazzy Plusnet Hub One. So what the heck is it? Let’s… More »

  • Routers icon

    What router will I get with my broadband?

    A broadband connection isn’t worth a whole lot if you can’t connect to it - and that’s why providers ship you a router when you sign up. Here’s the… More »

  • YouView: Everything you need to know

    How do you get YouView? What’s the difference between getting it with BT and getting it with TalkTalk? Can you get it without broadband? What broadband speed do you… More »

  • Plusnet Hub Zero

    Plusnet Hub Zero - A complete guide

    So you've gone for Plusnet broadband, and you've got a pretty new Hub Zero to get to grips with. Let's take a look at it. More »

  • Virgin hub

    Virgin Media Hub 3.0 - the complete guide

    Super Hubs are sooooo 2015. These days, when you get broadband from Virgin Media, you’ll get a far more advanced - and cooler-sounding - Hub 3.0 router thrown in… More »