Living in a suburban apartment building, WiFi (g or n) is practically useless for all but the most basic surfing.
And these BT Hubs don't help matters much by each broadcasting 3 different SSIDs on the same WiFi channel - BTFON and BTOpenZone SSIDs (both open networks) and then the users own BTHomeHub-xyz personal WiFi network (usually closed if they've got a braincell, many haven't). I can see 6 of these SSIDs right now, suggesting two of my neighbours have BT Hubs.
I don't actually like the idea of this channel hopping though, I'd grown quite accustomed to these clowns leaving their routers on default (or at least sticking to a single channel) so it was quite easy for me to avoid whatever channels they are on but now they'll most likely be screwing with what signal I can eke out of the air by automatically switching to whatever channel I had identified as being the least congested. It might be great for them, but it's unlikely to be good for everyone in the near vicinity.
For everything else though (streaming etc.) Homeplug Ethernet wins the day every time (unless you are lucky enough to be able to run Cat5 all over the gaff, of course!)
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