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Standard User glossywhite
(committed) Sun 01-Apr-18 03:11:57
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Is the EE "Smart Hub" the *SAME* as the BT "Smart Hub"?


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Is the EE "Smart Hub" the *SAME* as the BT "Smart Hub"? I know BT are now EE's parent company, and the physical dims look the same, as do the plastic feet, glowy-light thingymajig, etc. Any ideas? Custom Google searches bring back sparse results OR photos, even from EE *themselves*

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Standard User XRaySpeX
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sun 01-Apr-18 11:44:33
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Probably wink!

EE Smart Hub

1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC
Standard User steve195527
(newbie) Sun 01-Apr-18 12:16:48
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ee are part of bt so it would make sense,the plusnet hub was a version of the bt hh5,plusnet are also part of bt


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Standard User glossywhite
(committed) Mon 02-Apr-18 03:29:57
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Thanks guys smile
Standard User glossywhite
(committed) Tue 03-Apr-18 03:42:39
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UPDATE:

Thanks to someone selling one on eBay, there seems to be no doubt whatsoever that the EE "Smart Hub" is the same as the BT variant; look...

https://flic.kr/s/aHskyJbNoq
Standard User professor973
(knowledge is power) Tue 03-Apr-18 23:04:39
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It's priced too high I think, when an updated Homehub may well work on EE with modification, just as they do on BT owned Plusnet.

Standard User glossywhite
(committed) Tue 03-Apr-18 23:52:59
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Of course it's priced too high; you're talking about EE who claimed the Bright Box #1 was "Worth £95!" back when it was first released, LMAO!

Since when do you think ISPs have UNDER-valued their generic, mass-produced, poorly tested, built-down-to-a-price creaky plastic boxes? Since never is when. There's a reason these routers are free, and it ain't nothing to do with the benevolence of the ISP, it's because they're as cheap as they can get from whatever supplier, rarely and poorly updated, and quickly abandoned... and then along comes the NEXT version of "Our best router everrrrrrrr!" >_<

Haha.
Standard User professor973
(knowledge is power) Wed 04-Apr-18 00:20:04
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Since when did you think that I did. 30 - 50 pounds will buy a very good VDSL IPv6 router, without putting up with an ISP router, unless I want to hack one for improvement with LEDE or the like.
One of the best for sensible money.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Billion-8800NL-R2-Wireless-...

A decent router for little money.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/TP-Link-Wireless-Support-UK...

And not forgetting those on cable or modem owners.
https://www.ebuyer.com/805290-edimax-rg21s-ac2600-mu...

Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Wed 04-Apr-18 08:46:13
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While the 8800NL R2 may be fine for VDSL2 and IPv6 it fails at the wireless side with just single band 2.4 GHz 802.11n wireless.

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Standard User professor973
(knowledge is power) Wed 04-Apr-18 19:18:25
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I don't call solid, reliable and a good range a fail, though just for phones, tablets and a couple of laptops here - Four desktops and all media devices wired - Wi-fi destroys melatonin production anyway. Health more important than dual or even single band Wi-Fi.

Edited by professor973 (Wed 04-Apr-18 19:38:06)

Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Thu 05-Apr-18 09:58:00
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Care to link to a peer reviewed source for the claim "Wi-fi destroys melatonin"

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Standard User professor973
(knowledge is power) Thu 05-Apr-18 14:22:59
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Certainly teacher - Watch ALL of it and see what else does and what kills the bees also!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FttrOK1ec4Q

Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Thu 05-Apr-18 16:34:45
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And since when was publishing a video to YouTube considered peer review?

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Standard User glossywhite
(committed) Thu 05-Apr-18 16:52:05
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I have a YouTube channel with over 2M views & 600+ videos; I'll have to remember to create & upload videos which defend my stance on X, Y or Z, net time I can't convince someone; thanks for the tip.

Edited by glossywhite (Thu 05-Apr-18 16:52:55)

Standard User professor973
(knowledge is power) Thu 05-Apr-18 17:54:33
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They were ALL eminent scientists you snotty little [censored] - Now you can ban me again and maybe see why I rarely bother visiting!

Standard User glossywhite
(committed) Thu 05-Apr-18 22:40:25
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In reply to a post by professor973:
They were ALL eminent scientists you snotty little [censored] - Now you can ban me again and maybe see why I rarely bother visiting!


They say misery loves company... so enjoy your solitude.

If you open the door and look outside there's real people and everything, it's really fun when you get the hang of not being on a computer tongue

Edited by glossywhite (Thu 05-Apr-18 22:42:37)

Standard User professor973
(knowledge is power) Thu 05-Apr-18 23:43:57
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Solitude much preferable to the snide oneupmanship of most fora - Prefer research and facts.

Standard User glossywhite
(committed) Fri 06-Apr-18 00:05:43
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In reply to a post by professor973:
Solitude much preferable to the snide oneupmanship of most fora.


Seek it then, I'm sure no one will deny you that.
Standard User professor973
(knowledge is power) Fri 06-Apr-18 01:00:14
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Comforting to have your permission - I'll leave you to have your last word.

Standard User glossywhite
(committed) Wed 11-Apr-18 20:04:53
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Update: Yes, it's the same hub with minor external cosmetic changes, and EE firmware:

http://forums.thinkbroadband.com/freeserve/f/4589342...
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