Question: Are Plusnet Routers Any Good?

Plusnet broadband review: Verdict

Plusnet provides good, consistent internet service at competitive prices.

The contract terms are very reasonable, the bundled router isn’t bad at all, and while some subscribers have had bad support experiences, customer service standards are positive overall.

Can I use any router with Plusnet?

Most providers, including BT, TalkTalk, and Plusnet, allow you to use your own router, though they don’t always recommend it. You may not want the router that your provider gives you, but don’t throw it away! You might end up needing it later if you need technical support. Besides, it’s always good to have a spare.

What is the best router for Plusnet?

ADSL customers have the widest choice since ADSL is the most widely supported connection among router manufacturers in the UK.

Best wireless routers of 2018: Reviews

  • Google Wifi.
  • TP-Link Archer VR2800.
  • TP-Link Deco M5.
  • Netgear Nighthawk X10.
  • Asus RT-AC3200.
  • BT Smart Hub.
  • Netgear Orbi.

Is Plusnet better than BT?

Plusnet offer three unlimited broadband packages, with average download speeds of 10Mb, 36Mb and 66Mb. BT have four packages. BT’s broadband is faster overall and offers a wider range of included and optional extras, as well as coming with a router which offers a faster, more reliable wireless connection.

Is Plusnet a good Internet provider?

Plusnet became known for offering “the UK’s cheapest broadband” due to their old Essentials package, but they still offer some of the lowest cost broadband and phone deals around. In this guide we’ll review Plusnet’s 17Mb, 38Mb and 76Mb broadband packages.

Does Plusnet provide routers?

Is my router compatible? When you sign up to Plusnet broadband you can choose to take a wireless router. We strongly advise taking our router, unless you’re an experienced Internet user. Most providers lock routers to their network – so you may not be able to use it.

Does any router work with any Internet provider?

You can use any wireless router you want, but the modem you purchase has to be approved by your ISP to function with their network.

Are BT routers any good?

The BT Smart Hub is packed with smart technology to make your home wi-fi even better, including more antennas than any other router from a major broadband provider in the UK, the latest wi-fi technology, built-in filters, Smart Scan and Smart Wireless. It’s an excellent router in its own right, and a huge upgrade.”

Which provider has the best router?

Which wireless router or hub is the best?

  1. Sky and Sky Q Hub.
  2. BT Smart Hub.
  3. Virgin Media Hub 3.0.

Which router is best for home use?

Best Wireless Routers Featured in This Roundup:

  • Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 Review.
  • Netgear Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router (R9000) Review.
  • Asus RT-AC66U B1 Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router Review.
  • Asus RT-AC86U AC2900 Router Review.
  • D-Link AC1200 Wi-Fi Router (DIR-842) Review.

Is Plusnet mobile any good?

Plusnet Mobile is a low-cost network, making it a good choice if you want 4G on a tight budget. But as it runs off EE’s infrastructure it’s also got better 4G coverage and higher speeds than you might expect a cheap network to have.

Are Plusnet owned by BT?

Now discontinued. Dabs Online (Dabsol) – vISP created for computer retailer,, also now owned by BT. Pay As You Host – Technically a sister company of Plusnet, set up to administer the domains of legacy customers once the domain hosting service was removed for all new signups.

What is the most reliable broadband?

The UK’s best broadband providers for 2019 are Vodafone, EE, Virgin Media, Plusnet, BT and Zen Internet.