Will The Apple Extreme replace the BT Home Hub (Black one)
I am on BT Infinity and have a Home Hub (think it is HH3 - the black one) and I am having major issues using my Apple TV's (ATV 2 and ATV3) with the HH due to constant network drop outs. Will The Extreme replace my HH ) I have a BT modem connected to the Hh which I could connect to the extreme).
- Asked by fn
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2 Answers from the Community
I've replaced our home hub 3 with an AirPort Extreme and it works just fine, a big improvement, no more loss of network.
- Answered by Philip F
The reason for the drop outs is the Homehub sees the broadcast packets transmitted from the AppleTV as spamming the network and so shuts them down. I had the same issue. The wireless stopped but cable continued.
A quick reboot of the homehub fixed this. i know this is not ideal but it is a workaround.
I am in a similar place to you and hoping the new APExtreme will replace the Homehub.
- Answered by Matt H