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BT’s WiFi faux pas comes back to haunt it

It only took the UK advertising watchdog the best part of 18 months to take notice of something Faultline pointed out upon launch – that BT’s WiFi Discs are duds. This is a classic schoolboy error from BT. The UK telco should have deployed a proven mesh WiFi architecture from one of the many specialist software vendors we cover on a regular basis, rather than ploughing ahead blindfolded and straight into trouble. BT has guarded the innards of its mesh management technology that comes built into the My BT app – although Faultline did manage to find out that none of BT’s mesh extenders are seamlessly integrated with the router itself. The ill-fated hardware was therefore destined for failure from…

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