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    Using BT hub or EE hub on sky broadband?

    This is a discussion on Using BT hub or EE hub on sky broadband? within the Technical discussion forums, part of the Broadband Technical Help category; Is this Possible? I have a BT home hub 4 a BT Smart Hub and a EE brightbox can any ...

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      Using BT hub or EE hub on sky broadband?

      Is this Possible? I have a BT home hub 4 a BT Smart Hub and a EE brightbox can any of these be used with Sky as the new Sky hub I have from Sky seems to have a poor wifi strengh compared to my bt hub's and it only has 2x ethernet ports, I need at least 3

      Currently 1 ethernet port is used to supply a connection in my log cabin and one port is used for my Hue hub in the house and i need to extend the wifi to rooms in the house that now dont get a wifi signal since getting the sky hub (but i now have no free ethernet ports...)

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      Re: Using BT hub or EE hub on sky broadband?

      You can piggy back one of your routers on to the Sky router by following the instructions here-
      How to connect two Routers together

      This would give you extra ethernet ports and better wifi, should you need it.

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      Re: Using BT hub or EE hub on sky broadband?

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      Re: Using BT hub or EE hub on sky broadband?

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      You can piggy back one of your routers on to the Sky router by following the instructions here-
      How to connect two Routers together

      This would give you extra ethernet ports and better wifi, should you need it.

      Thanks, yea already done this its just annoying having to have it like this when trying to keep things minimal looking and seemed a waste of routers how they lock them instead of allowing them to be reused :-)

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