However, it's hard to imagine that anyone will ever pay full price, as the Smart Hub only works with BT broadband, so you can't buy it and use it with Talk Talk or any other ISP.
Without getting too bogged down with the technicalities, BT has brought its router up to date by adopting the Wi-Fi tech that’s also offered by the main players in the home router world such as Linksys, D-Link and others.
If you don't have a home hub set up, they can only control your accessories while they're at your home, connected to your home Wi-Fi network, and within range of your Home Kit accessories.
To manage remote access and change permissions for a person, invite the person to control your home.
I believe it was last October or beginning of November.
However, as a reader has pointed out, you'll only be eligible if you're paying full price.If you’re a BT Broadband customer with a Home Hub 3, Home Hub 4 or Home Hub 5 router, you may experience some errors when trying to use your Chromecast device.These errors occur because of the Smart Setup enabled on these routers for BT broadband customers.Can anyone help me solve this problem, what am I missing? FYI - The BT Smart Hub 6 supports UPn P and I have several other devices connected in this way.I thought Plex Server was UPn P, so I'm not sure why the hub can't see this?