New BT Home Hub 5
The all new BT Home Hub 5 builds upon the unrivalled reliability of BT Home Hub 4 and adds:
Superfast 802.11ac wireless: The new smart ac wireless on the Hub 5 supports full Infinity 2 speeds wirelessly. This the best out of BT Infinity fibre optic broadband whatever you use it for. This makes Hub 5 one of the fastest in the UK!
Four GigE ports so customers can further exploit the superfast speeds of their Infinity Broadband.
BT dual-band ac wireless USB dongle (Sold separately. Available to buy for £34.99)
The BT dual-band ac wireless USB dongle for Windows PCs greatly improves the Wi-Fi performance of your laptop when used with the BT Home Hub 5. The easy to install dual-band dongle is compatible with Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 only.
An integrated VDSL modem meaning that most Infinity customers will no longer need two separate boxes
Additionally, the BT Home Hub 5 will keep the brilliant features introduced in BT Home Hub 4, including Smart Dual-Band technology, Smart Setup and a great new design that fits through most letterboxes* as well as a processor that is 3 times faster than other most common wireless routers.
Smart dual-band technology reduces wireless interference and drop outs, giving our customers an unbeatable connection for all their devices.
Smart Setup: Easy set up in just a few minutes. You don't need a CD or disc drive, it's all online and works on most devices. Set up your new Home Hub and get to all your inclusive extras, like BT Cloud, Desktop Help and BT Family Protection, in just a few clicks
*If you select a tracked or next day delivery service, courier may not be able to post the BT Home Hub 4 through your letterbox
Ports and Sockets * DSL network interface for BT Broadband and Infinity * 1x RJ45 Gigabit WAN interface * 4x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports * 1x USB 2.0 master socket
Wireless * Dual band concurrent wireless * 2.4GHz: 802.11n dual-stream 2x2 MIMO. Back compatible with 802.11 b/g * 5GHz: 802.11ac dual-stream 3x3 MIMO. Back compatible with 802.11n/b/g - AC new wireless standard * WPS wireless connection * Smart Wireless - automated channel selection in 2.4 & 5GHz * Wireless channel operation * 2.4GHz: 20MHz (default), 40MHz supported * 5GHz: 80MHz (default), 40MHz supported * Up to 64 simultaneous wireless users supported Wireless encryption * 2.4GHz: WPA2 (default), WPA, WPA2 and WEP 64/40 * 5GHz: WPA2
Wireless Transmission speed * 2.4GHz wireless: up to 300Mbps * 5 GHz wireless: up to 1300Mbps * Up to 300 Mbps (40MHz) * Up to 1300 Mbps (80MHz)
Buttons * Wireless: WPS * Reset (Pinhole) * Restart * On/Off power button
LED * Power * Broadband * Wireless
Weight & dimensions * 290 (g) (+ PSU 176g) * 116 high x 236 wide x 31 deep (mm)
Power consumption * Latest intelligent power management; hub functions are monitored and individually put into power save mode when not in use.
Other features * Packaging designed to fit through typical UK letter box * Smart Set Up - new CD-less installation * Support for BT Wifi