The Smart Hub has more antennae – seven to be precise – which generate better Wi-Fi coverage – and it also supports MU-MIMO.
To change user permissions, create automations, or stream Home Kit-enabled cameras remotely, you need an Apple TV (4th generation).
You can set up your i Pad or Apple TV (4th generation) as a home hub to automate and remotely control your Home Kit accessories from your i OS device.
The device you set up as a home hub must remain in your home, connected to your home Wi-Fi network, and powered on.
The new BT Smart Hub isn’t your run-of-the-mill ISP router offering.
No, this is a major upgrade from its predecessor, the Home Hub 5, that’s a compelling reason for BT customers to recontract. See also: Best 802.11ac routers to buy Here’s the good part. Or at least it is if you’re a new BT customer: you’ll get a free Smart Hub included in your broadband package.