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What is the best WiFi extender to use with virgin media hub?

I just wondered if anyone has a recommendation for a good WiFi extender to use with a Virgin Media hub and whether Virgin supply these themselves like BT now do? Thanks 

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Re: What is the best WiFi extender to use with virgin media hub?

VM do supply "boosters" - whether you are charged a fee depends on which VM package you have.

If you have a Hub3 you can use their "Connect" App to find dead spots and then order them directly via the App.

Or, you could just get your own and connect it by ethernet cable to the Hub (the Ubiquiti range is well regarded on here). Alternatively you could look at a Mesh wifi system.

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Re: What is the best WiFi extender to use with virgin media hub?

What is mesh, or a mesh system and how is it different to the virgin boosts and whihc virgin boosts? looks like they have older and newr and different mocels etc please

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Re: What is the best WiFi extender to use with virgin media hub?

Boosters are, of the available options, the least good way of extending your network. They’re ok if you’re on a tight budget.. but it’s cheap and as with most things, you get what you pay for...

better options are significantly more expensive (start at about £100 and go up from there...)

there are lots of options but;

unifi amplifi

amazon eero

Tp link deco or

netgear orbi 

They’re  all good options that will vastly improve the coverage and performance of WiFi in your house... 

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Re: What is the best WiFi extender to use with virgin media hub?

See these for info.

https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/best-wireless-mesh-routers

https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/test-centre/network-wifi/best-mesh-wi-fi-network-systems-3661110/

Check back here to get more info. before you decide to get anything


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