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T3200M vs Wi-Fi Hub-Whats the difference?

RyDawg
Coach

I see Telus, has got a new WiFi Hub since we got out T3200M 3 years ago. Anyone know whats different? Telus doesn't seem to explain what upgrades there are.

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NFtoBC
Community Power User
Community Power User

A few differences which come to mind:

Boost Mesh Wi-Fi works better with the Wi-Fi hub

It also allows a direct Fibre connection without use of an ONT

 

The T3200M allows band steering to be on or off; the Wi-Fi hub does not include this setting.

 

Both allow Lan1 to b bridged.

 

 

NFtoBC
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So if I get a Wi-Fi hub and have PureFibre, does that mean I unplug my ONT and plug the fibre connection directly into the Hub?

NFtoBC
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Likely no, as they will continue to use the ONT, rather than supply the additional module to replace the ONT. 

 

NFtoBC
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I just had my T3200 upgraded to the hub last week. They left the ONT alone. Probably only for new installs. The installer also told me if a customer has an issue with the T3200, they only upgrade to the wifi hub if you have Boost; otherwise they just replace the T3200.