the all new openreach mastersocket 5C MK4
not least of which is that it runs at 100 degrees
see a much stronger point of view at
The UK SSE ADSL Broadband Technicolor Gateway TG582n routers administrator default password is its serial number (SN).
BT Home Hub 2.0 Type B factory default IP address is 192.168.1.254 and the current firmware version should be 18.104.22.168.83.3.37
and you can even connect a storage device to its USB port
Yesterday I phoned one of my broadband suppliers and they said they were "sorry" for the 24 hr outage but that I couldn't cancel my contract until December but would I like a "free" Wi-Fi modem router worth £40 ?
(Stupidly) I slept on the deal and phoned them back today only to told they "never" gave away Wi-Fi routers but they could offer me 25p compensation and that I could "cancel" my account at any time !
I'll be recording my calls for QA purposes from now on ! So make sure you listen for that beep !
You can test your ADSL/Cable/3G broadband speed at :
The results from my Virgin Media cable connection were (2000Kb down 250Kb up) and
here are the results from my 3G mobile connection (250Kb down 50Kb up) :
And if you want to switch ISPs there is a list of tel nos where you can get your MAC code from @: