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Hyperoptic provides fast broadband in select towns and cities across the UK. Read on to see how its routers stack up and whether they make it worth switching providers.

In the age of streaming, gaming, and endless Zoom calls, a reliable and speedy internet connection is more crucial than ever.

Enter Hyperoptic, a name synonymous with blazing-fast full fibre speeds and top-notch customer service.

But to tap into this broadband powerhouse, you'll need the right equipment. Let's dive into the world of Hyperoptic routers and discover how you can get your hands on one.

The Hyperoptic Hyperhub: A router for every speed

Hyperoptic offers two primary router models, aptly named the Hyperhub.

For subscribers of the 50Mbps and 150Mbps plans, the ZTE model is the router of choice. Meanwhile, those who opt for the faster 500Mbps and 1GB plans will be equipped with the Nokia Hyperhub.

Both routers are designed to complement Hyperoptic's impressive full fibre speeds, ensuring that your online experience is seamless and efficient.

The Latest in Hyperoptic Technology

Since early 2022, Hyperoptic has stepped up its game by offering a 'mesh' service.

This addition, available with both ZTE and Nokia extenders, is designed to blanket your home in reliable WiFi coverage, eliminating dead zones and ensuring that every corner of your living space has access to high-speed internet.

Nokia Hyperhub specs

  • Coverage: Four antennae for extensive reach
  • WiFi standards: Supports ac WiFi for top-tier speeds
  • Connectivity: Four Gigabit LAN ports and one Gigabit WAN port
  • Extras: A USB port for network hard drive connections and a VoIP port for digital phone technology
  • Mesh technology: Ready to expand your home WiFi network

ZTE Hyperhub specs

  • Dual-Band: Automatically switches between bands for optimal performance
  • Antennae: Two, providing solid coverage
  • Connectivity: Matches the Nokia with four Gigabit LAN ports and one Gigabit WAN port
  • VoIP Support: Included for digital phone connections

Getting your hands on a Hyperoptic router

To get a Hyperoptic router, you’ll need to sign up for Hyperoptic broadband. With impressive online reviews, amazing full fibre speeds and excellent customer service, it’s the real deal.

However, it’s only available in 64 towns and cities at the time of writing, covering roughly 1.4 million homes.

Use the MoneySuperMarket postcode checker to see if you can get it now.

Setting up your Hyperhub

Setting up a Hyperoptic router is easy, thanks to comprehensive guides on the Hyperoptic website.

These user-friendly instructions ensure that you can get your network up and running with minimal fuss, regardless of your tech expertise.

Free router replacement?

When you sign up for one of Hyperoptic's full fibre deals, a new router is part of the package.

If you have an older router, it's likely compatible with Hyperoptic's FTTP services.

However, if your router is faulty or you're looking to upgrade, Hyperoptic has got you covered.

Legacy Hyperoptic routers: The Tilgin HG2381

For those who have been with Hyperoptic for a while, you might remember the Hyberhub Tilgin HG2381.

This legacy router, while supporting ac standard WiFi, is a single-band model and has been outpaced by the newer Nokia and ZTE Hyperhubs.

If you're interested in stepping up to the latest technology, reaching out to Hyperoptic is your best bet.

Embracing the future of connectivity

Hyperoptic is at the forefront of internet technology, offering routers that are not just tools, but gateways to a world of endless digital possibilities.

Whether you're a casual browser or a hardcore gamer, the right Hyperoptic router can transform your online experience.

As we continue to push the boundaries of what's possible with our home networks, Hyperoptic's commitment to providing the latest and greatest in router technology is a testament to their dedication to customer satisfaction.

So, if you're ready to join the ranks of the ultra-connected, a Hyperoptic router is waiting to be the heart of your digital home.

Frequently asked questions

How do I know which router I have?

To check which router you have, take a look at the images on the routers page of the Hyperoptic website. The make and model number should also appear on the bottom of your device.

How do I upgrade my router as an existing customer?

To upgrade as an existing customer you’ll need to take out a new Hyperoptic deal. Check our which packages you can get now.

Do all new customers get the latest router?

Customers on Hyperoptic’s 50Mbps and 150Mbps deals get the ZTE made Hyperhub, with those on 500Mbps and 1GB plans receiving a Nokia model.

Those willing to upgrade to its mesh network will also receive ZTE or Nokia made extenders.

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