Virgin Media unveils first Wi-Fi 6 broadband router

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | 13:01 CET | News
Virgin Media has unveiled its first Wi-Fi 6 broadband router, the new Hub 5, working on Docsis 3.1. The Hub 5 supports multi-gigabit speeds and comes with a 2.5 Gbps ethernet port alongside three additional 1 Gbps ports. The device is made from 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic, under the company's goal to achieve net-zero carbon operations by the end of 2025. 

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