In this article, we review the Ubiquiti UniFi Dream Machine (UDM) Pro, which is now our recommended router for 2021 for ultrafast broadband connections, as shown in our Best Routers for 2021 page. The UDM Pro is great piece of equipment that seems to provide the ultimate future-proof ‘prosumer’ option for broadband users with the highest broadband speeds. It’s really easy to set up and you don’t need to be an IT expert. The UniFi Dream Machine offers Smart Queue Management (SQM) […] . Click here to read the full article.
Our new recommended wireless router for conventional ADSL and fibre broadband Our new recommended wireless router is the Synology RT2600ac, which is a state-of-the-art wireless router that provides the capabilities we believe are necessary to get the very most from a broadband connection. The RT2600ac combines outstanding wireless coverage and speeds, effective traffic control capabilities and a simple user interface. The RT2600ac is future proof with the very latest MU-MIMO capability to provide even faster WiFi speeds in households with multiple wireless […] . Click here to read the full article.
Last year, we reviewed the BT Ultra HD (4k) TV service on its launch. We were very impressed with the image quality achieved with BT’s flagship Ultra HD football content. We now review Sky’s own Ultra HD service, which is delivered using Sky’s new Sky Q Silver set-top box. While BT was the first company in the UK to launch a broadcast Ultra HD service, Sky takes the crown for offering the most comprehensive Ultra HD service, which, in addition […] . Click here to read the full article.
With all the press interest in superfast and ultrafast broadband technologies, it is easy to understand the frustrations for consumers and businesses that only have access to basic ADSL services with low speeds. Despite the rapid roll-out of superfast fixed broadband services, the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) estimates that about 1 million premises will still not be able to access a fixed broadband service offering a download speed of 10 Mbps or above by 2017. As described […] . Click here to read the full article.
Don’t forget to view our Review of Sky Q Ultra HD. As described in our previous article HD and 4k Delivered by Fibre Broadband, Ultra HD content is developing nicely and BT has now arrived on the scene! BT has made a very promising start with the launch of the UK’s first Ultra High Definition TV channel in the UK, and pricing is very competitive for its Ultra HD TV service. The performance of the Humax YouView+ DTR-T4000 set-top box […] . Click here to read the full article.
New! The Billion 8800NL has been upgraded to the 8800NL V2, and now incorporates two external antennas to improve wireless range. We are really excited to bring you our review and optimisation guide for the new Billion BiPAC 8800NL wireless modem router. This new wireless modem router supports ADSL, ADSL2+ AND VDSL2 (i.e. fibre broadband) connections, and at a surprisingly low price. Not only this, it offers target Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) margin adjustment with ADSL and ADSL2+ connections […] . Click here to read the full article.
New! For our latest recommendations, visit our Which Broadband Router Modem page. Particularly for broadband users living a significant distance from their BT exchange, the choice of modem router can make a substantial difference to the speeds that can be obtained on ADSL and ADSL2+ lines. Modem routers are certainly not all the same, and we have found significant differences between models in terms of delivered speeds and the extent to which they hold on to their connection in the […] . Click here to read the full article.