What router can I use with Plusnet Fibre?

Plusnet supplies two different types of router. Those who choose the 10Mbps Unlimited Broadband package will receive a Hub Zero router, whereas any fibre broadband customers will get a Hub One router, which is essentially a re-skinned version of the acclaimed BT Smart Hub.

Can I use my own router with Plusnet Fibre?

We strongly advise taking one of the routers we supply, unless you’re an experienced Internet user. When you sign up to Plusnet broadband you can choose to take a wireless router. If you’d rather use your own, make sure you check it is compatible.

What is the best router for Fibre broadband?

Best routers for fiber optic internet

  • Best overall: Asus RT-AX88U Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router.
  • Best overall runner-up: TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 router.
  • Editor’s pick: TP-Link AX3000 Archer AX50 Wi-Fi 6 Smart Router.
  • Best for low prices: TP-Link AC1900 Archer A9 Smart Wi-Fi Router.

Can you replace Plusnet router?

Basically any ADSL/VDSL combined Modem/Router from a third party manufacturer such as Asus, Netgear TP-Link etc., will work, but none are what you might call a ‘direct replacement’. The Plusnet hubs just need plugging in. Any replacement requires you to follow simple instructions to configure them.

Can I change router with Plusnet?

It’ll need to be a router that’s compatible with our broadband network. So you might not be able to use a router if it came from your old service provider. If you’re using a router from us you shouldn’t need to change any settings. It’s ready to start using.

Do I need a special router for fibre broadband?

Most Broadband Routers are not compatible with the technology used with Fibre Broadband. You will therefore need to swap your existing ADSL/Cable Router for a Fibre Router that provides the throughput speeds and connection required to maximise fibre broadband usage.

How can I make my Plusnet Internet faster?

Below are nine simple steps to help improve your wireless Internet signal:

  1. Avoid the kitchen.
  2. Place your router centrally.
  3. Adjust the antennae.
  4. Avoid walls.
  5. Place it out in the open.
  6. Avoid electronic items.
  7. Don’t place it on the floor.
  8. Mirrors and fish tanks.

Do I need a special router for fiber optic?

No, fiber-optic technology does not need a special router, there are various Wi-Fi routers available in the markets that are compatible with fiber internet speeds. However, if your fiber connection offers faster speeds than your old internet service, you may need to invest in a new wireless router.