Can I upgrade my virgin router for free?

Can I upgrade my virgin router for free?

If you become a Gig1 Fibre Broadband customer customer, you have the option to upgrade your router to an even faster WiFi Hub, at no extra cost! To request a Hub swap or upgrade, simply use the Virgin Media Connect app or sign in on the My Virgin Media app to find out if you’re eligible.

What is the maximum speed a super Hub ethernet port can handle?

The original Super Hub will be available to: All new and existing customers on up to 30Mb broadband speeds.

Is Virgin Media Super Hub dual band?

Let’s take a look at their features. Virgin Media Super Hub 2ac – Features dual band 2.4ghz and 5Ghz WiFi, latest 802.11ac WiFi technology, smart channel selection (automatically connects to the fastest channel) and four gigabit ethernet ports.

Which Virgin Media Hub is best?

Virgin Media Hub 4
The Virgin Media Hub 4 is a better all-round router, especially if you rely on Wi-Fi instead of wired Ethernet connections, as the vast majority of households do. Apart from the physical design, the main difference between the two is the Wi-Fi antennae.

Can I replace my Virgin Hub 3 with another router?

Can I replace my virgin hub 3 with another router? The main benefit being that you are no longer dependent on the low throughput of the SuperHub, instead you can connect your choice of wireless router to your Modem in order to access super fast speeds.

Is there a Virgin Hub 5?

Back in October we announced the launch of the new Hub 5 and we’ll be offering this to customers at no extra cost as part of a phased rollout. Our next-generation Hub works alongside Virgin Media’s ultrafast broadband network to deliver peak WiFi performance, thanks to WiFi 6.

Can I replace my virgin router with a better one?

Can I replace my virgin hub 3 with another router? The answer here is a little less straightforward than a simple yes or no. In order to improve your WiFi internet, you need to put your SuperHub router into Modem Mode, and then attach an alternative Virgin Media hub via an Ethernet cable.

Who makes Virgin Media SuperHub 3?

The modem, which is built by Arris and is known as the TG2492LG-VM (there’s even a mention on the bottom plate), is packed with five antennas but doesn’t have any USB ports.

Can you connect to 2.4GHz and 5GHz at the same time?

You can use 2.4GHz and 5GHz at the same time if you have a simultaneous dual-band router and if your wireless devices support both bands. However, some dual-band routers support only one WiFi network, so you need to choose either the 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequency.

Is Virgin Media 2.4GHz or 5GHz?

The Virgin Media Hub is an 802.11ac modem and it uses both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz frequencies to give you the best Wi-Fi connection possible. For more useful hints and tips on how to get the best out of your WiFi, pop over to our WiFi information page. We have included some common device types below.

What router will replace Virgin SuperHub?

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Can I replace my virgin router with my own?

Virgin says that in order to use your own router with its broadband, you’ll still need to use its Hub 3 as a modem. Then select modem mode>enable modem mode>apply changes. The process is much the same if you have an older Virgin Super Hub.

How fast is the super hub 2AC Wi-Fi?

Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi is still available, so you can connect newer devices at the same time as older, 2.4GHz-only models. With five internal aerials (two for 2.4GHz and three for 5GHz), the Super Hub 2ac has a theoretical 1,300Mbit/s maximum transfer speed.

Is Virgin Media super hub 2AC 5GHz?

Virgin Media. Virgin Media has been slowly improving its routers since its Super Hub cable router. First it introduced dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz support with the Super Hub 2, and now the Super Hub 2ac has 802.11ac support for a much-needed improvement in wireless speeds.

Do I have to pay for the SuperHub 2AC?

The Superhub 2ac will be provided free of charge to new cable broadband customers on all Virgin’s broadband packages. As is standard with Virgin Media kit, you don’t actually own the router, so you can’t sell it on should you upgrade, but you do get the peace of mind that the company will replace it should it fail.

What do the lights on the super hub 2AC mean?

The WAN light should blink blue, indicating that data traffic is passing through the Super Hub 2ac. The ready light (tick) should be solid blue. The sticker on the base of your Super Hub 2ac contains the information you need to make a wireless connection.