BT Broadband.

  ams4127 19:57 16 Mar 2011
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Has anyone tried using a different router instead of the HomeHub2? Were there any problems in doing so?

  acein1 21:23 16 Mar 2011

? why are you asking this,when the bt home hub is one of the best you can get????

  ams4127 21:43 16 Mar 2011

Because I am having troubles with it. Keeps dropping out (main computer, laptop and ipad) but all lights remain on. Has to be reset several times each night.

I've also seen reports which state that the hub is not exactly the fastest thing on the block.

  ams4127 21:50 16 Mar 2011

Sorry, should also have said that someone on the BT forums said that changing router solves the problem. It does seem to be happening quite a lot.

  beynac 07:00 17 Mar 2011

It could be because of the wireless channel you are using. If several of your neighbours are using the same channel, it can cause problems. You could try changing the channel. However, it may be better to ask BT for the new HomeHub3. This automatically switches to the best channel. I've only had mine a few days, but it seems a good bit of kit.

  beynac 18:24 17 Mar 2011

Agreed, but the question was about using a different router. As you say, this would also remove the BT Broadband Talk facility.

  ams4127 20:48 17 Mar 2011

Thanks beynac, I hadn't heard of a HH3. I'll phone BT tomorrow. I don't use the broadband talk system so that won't affect me.

Thanks to you all for helping. I'll mark this as resolved but will post back when I get the problem fixed in case it helps someone else.

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