Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

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Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by Drongo » Wed May 03, 2017 1:47 pm

I'd be grateful for combined modem/router recommendations to replace an unreliable BT Smarthub on 80/20 Infinity and with BT HD TV. Thanks in advance for your help.

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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by billion_fan » Wed May 10, 2017 10:13 am

Drongo wrote:I'd be grateful for combined modem/router recommendations to replace an unreliable BT Smarthub on 80/20 Infinity and with BT HD TV. Thanks in advance for your help.
We have three models available

Bipac 8900AX -1600 R2

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Billion-AC1600 ... rds=8900ax

Bipac 8900AX-2400

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Billion-MU-MIM ... rds=8900ax

Bipac 8800NL R2

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Billion-8800NL ... rds=8900ax

Also attached is the BT IPTV guide that you will need to follow to setup your BT Vision box.
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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by Grimers » Sat May 13, 2017 9:32 am

Any reason why you don't recommend the Billion BiPAC 8800AXL?
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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by billion_fan » Mon May 15, 2017 9:35 am

Grimers wrote:Any reason why you don't recommend the Billion BiPAC 8800AXL?
Its been discontinued a while back now

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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by Drongo » Thu May 18, 2017 3:56 pm

@billion_fan

That's great - many thanks for your help and the links. I'll have a decko on Amazon right now!

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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by Drongo » Thu May 18, 2017 4:13 pm

@billion_fan There's a big differential in price between the costlier models - the 8800NL R2 looks like a real bargain! Tough question I guess but in terms of connection stability/downstream performance do you reckon I might lose out if I don't stump up for one of the more expensive models?

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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by billion_fan » Thu May 18, 2017 4:24 pm

Drongo wrote:@billion_fan There's a big differential in price between the costlier models - the 8800NL R2 looks like a real bargain! Tough question I guess but in terms of connection stability/downstream performance do you reckon I might lose out if I don't stump up for one of the more expensive models?
The 8800NL R2 is a bargain and is our entry level router, the 8900AX- 2400 has the better line performance at range/distance from the exchange as well as better wireless performance (which is what you would expect, not saying the 8800NL R2 is bad performer, but if you want the best of the best go for the Bipac 8900AX-2400)

You can always try the 8800NL R2, and if its not what you are expecting you can return it (you have upto 30 days with Amazon)

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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by Grimers » Sat May 20, 2017 9:03 am

billion_fan wrote:Its been discontinued a while back now
How come? It's a great router!
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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by Drongo » Sat May 20, 2017 11:10 am

@billion_fan Okey doke, thanks for that. But is there a difference between the Bipac 8900AX-2400 and the 4x4 MU-MIMO AC 2400 Dual Band Wireless that the link opens on Amazon? Or is it the same unit and they've got it named differently?

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Re: Recommended (All-in One) Replacement fot BT Homehub6

Post by billion_fan » Mon May 22, 2017 9:10 am

Drongo wrote:@billion_fan Okey doke, thanks for that. But is there a difference between the Bipac 8900AX-2400 and the 4x4 MU-MIMO AC 2400 Dual Band Wireless that the link opens on Amazon? Or is it the same unit and they've got it named differently?
Nope we only have one model Bipac 8900AX-2400, I think its just listed differently

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Billion-MU-MIM ... rds=8900ax

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