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BT launches Home Hub 3

BT unveils its latest wireless router
BT Home Hub 3

BT launches the latest version of its Home Hub

BT unveiled the Home Hub 3, the latest version of its wireless router, at the BT Tower today. 

The Home Hub 3 provides users with a reliable wireless connection, over long ranges, despite the potential interference that can be caused by other electronic devices in and out of the home, BT said.

The Home Hub 3 will be available from the 28 February 2011 and is free to all new BT Total broadband or BT Infinity customers. 

Existing customers can buy the new Hub for £46, half the retail price, if they call BT.

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BT’s Smart Wireless technology

According to BT, its Smart Wireless technology will automatically connect devices using the wireless channel with least interference. It says it is the only internet provider to offer Smart Wireless and in its own tests against routers from other service providers, was the only one that could maintain a wireless connection despite interference.

Wireless interference can be a frustration for many broadband customers with household devices such as TVs and wireless cameras disrupting wi-fi signals.

BT Home Hub 3

This is the first Home Hub that works with both ADSL and BT’s high speed Infinity broadband. This will make it easier for customers looking to upgrade from ADSL in the future. 

BT also claims the latest Home Hub is even more energy efficient that it predecessors, typically using a third less power and a design that uses 25% less plastic. 

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