BT unveils Home Hub 4 broadband router

New wireless router is said to give BT broadband customers the "most reliable" home internet connection of any major provider.

BT has unveiled its latest Home Hub wireless router for BT broadband customers.

According to BT, the Hub 4 router is "smarter" than previous models and was specifically designed to offer BT customers the UK's "most reliable" home internet service.

Unlike earlier Home Hub routers, the BT Hub 4 uses 'dual band' wireless technology, which helps to avoid interference from other devices for more dependable Wi-Fi.

BT is the first major broadband provider to offer a router of this kind in the UK.

John Petter, managing director of BT's consumer division, said: "This is our best ever Home Hub. We're once again providing our customers with cutting-edge technology to give them a better connection than any other major UK broadband provider.

As well as improved technology, the BT Hub 4 has a sleek new design and slimmer dimensions that should mean it's able to fit through most letterboxes, which should spare customers the inconvenience of having to pick it up from the post office.

The new wireless router will be supplied with BT Broadband and BT Infinity packages for new customers starting from Friday 10 May, 2013.

From June, existing BT customers will be able to upgrade to the Hub 4 free of charge when they take out a new contract. Alternatively, they can purchase one for £35 exclusively from BT.

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