Best wireless routers for super fast Wi-Fi speeds at home

Super fast Wi-Fi at home

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With most of the UK still working from home, one thing on a lot of people's minds is upgrading their home Wi-Fi systems in order to make sure it can keep up with the work demands.

Whether it's wireless you need for work, school, streaming your favourite movies or playing your favourite games – a speedy internet connection will allow you to do everything with ease.

There's two things worth considering before your purchase, the first is the size of our home and family. If it's a big household, you might want to opt for mesh routers like Amazon's eero System or ASUS' ZenWiFi AX. If you're happy with your own Wi-Fi but are just looking to boost it, go for an extender like Google's One Google Nest.

We've rounded up the top models worth adding to every home bwlow.

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  Best wireless routers for fast Wi-Fi speeds at home 1. NETGEAR Orbi Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi Network System

NETGEAR Orbi Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi Network System

One of the more affordable options on the market right now, NETGEAR's Orbi Mesh System is a good option for the modern home.

The pack of three ensure good coverage of up to 3,250 sq ft, giving you freedom to roam around the house, without finding parts of the home where the signal is weak. It's a dual band modal which gives you pretty fast speeds whatever you're doing.

You'll also get a month free trial of Circle Premium, which offers variable parental controls.

Price: £129.99, Amazon – buy here now

2. BT Whole Home Wi-Fi – Twin Pack

BT Whole Home Wi-Fi – Twin Pack

Designed specifically for smaller homes or flats, BT's Whole Home system is one to consider to eliminate dead spots throughout your home.

With the free app, you're able to control a range of things, including pausing the internet and checking who is connected to your Wi-Fi.

You'll get a quick performance and great coverage via two sleek-looking routers. It also has some smart home compatibilities which is ideal to add to your home system setup.

Price: £124.99, BT – buy here now

3. Google Nest Wi-Fi Router with One Google Nest Wi-Fi Point Add-on Wi-Fi Extender

Google Nest Wi-Fi Router with One Google Nest Wi-Fi Point Add-on Wi-Fi Extender

Discreet, sleek and reliable – just what any modern home needs for super quick connections.

Google's Nest Wi-Fi is strong enough to handle up to 200 connected devices  which is pretty impressive, it's also fast enough to stream multiple 4K videos at a time.

This set also includes a Wi-Fi Point, you can have multiple Points and it will connect to the fastest Point to avoid congestion. Each Point also acts as a smart speaker, conveniently giving you access to smart home features room by room.

Price: £239, John Lewis – buy here now

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4. TP-LINK Archer C4000 WiFi Cable & Fibre Router

TP-LINK Archer C4000 WiFi Cable & Fibre Router

Perfect as a gaming router, or if you just like to download at super speeds, this wireless router from TP-LINK is one worth considering.

The Archer C4000 has six internal antennas can achieve up to 4x efficiency by communicating with multiple devices at once. Plus, beamforming technology locates your wireless devices and creates stronger beams of signal right where you'll need it the most.

Tri-band technology is the way to go if there's multiple devices and multiple users in the home.

Price: £159.99, Currys – buy here now

5. NETGEAR Nighthawk 8-Stream AX8 Wifi 6 Router

NETGEAR Nighthawk 8-Stream AX8 Wifi 6 Router

The Nighthawk from NETGEAR is another of the brands top wireless routers.

This router is industry’s first home router with Multi-Gig internet support, four antennas also help to boost coverage throughout the home, without weak spots. Most wireless 6 systems tend to be a little bit on the pricier side, so this works for speed and budget.

Price: £279.99, Amazon – buy here now

6. Amazon eero Mesh Wi-Fi System

Amazon eero Mesh Wi-Fi System

Amazon's eero Mesh System is one to consider for affordability and for bigger homes.

The pack of three offers a complete Wi-Fi system for the home and if you decide that you need more coverage, there's add ons that are cross compatible too.

If you'd just like to boost your existing connection, the eero will connect to your modem to boost coverage. What's more TrueMesh technology,intelligently routes traffic to avoid congestion or the internet dropping out.

Price: £249, Amazon – buy here now

7. TP-LINK Deco M5 Whole Home WiFi System

TP-LINK Deco M5 Whole Home WiFi System

Get rid of WiFi dead spots and make sure you always have the best wireless connection to wherever you are in the home.

The Deco Whole Home WiFi is able to create a seamless connection that covers up to 4,500 square feet, the device will also connect you to the best source to keep you connected at all times.

If you want to expand your WiFi, or coverage – simply add compatible M5 products to extend connectivity.

Price: £149.99, Currys – buy here now

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8. ASUS ZenWiFi AX Whole-Home Tri-Band Mesh WiFi System

ASUS ZenWiFi AX Whole-Home Tri-Band Mesh WiFi System

Another Wi-Fi 6 router on the reasonable end of the budget spectrum.

Perfect for large homes, Asus ZenWifi AX offers mesh tri-band, which will give you super fast speeds, as well as flexibility around the house whatever room you're in.

It's got a sleek look, nice and slimline to blend in with modern decor and a host of security features to keep you protected when browsing and beyond.

Price: £219.99, Amazon – buy here now

 

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