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BT has unveiled a new system that gives customers a complete Wi-Fi network that covers every room of their house.

Whole Home Wi-Fi has been touted as the first system of its kind in the UK, as it offers complete coverage and eliminates dead spots that would previously have received no signal.

The technology uses three 165mm repeater discs, each of which has four powerful dual-band antennas, that are placed around the home.

Whole Home Wi-Fi also works intelligently, switching the user to the fastest, most reliable and strongest Wi-Fi signal when they move to a different room.

According to BT, this means an entire family can enjoy their favourite music, games, programmes and films on different devices in each room of the house.

Furthermore, the company says people can make video calls or stream videos as they walk around their home.

Erik Raphael, Director of BT Devices and BT Wi-Fi, commented: "We all know how important it is for people to get a great Wi-Fi experience at home and how annoying it can be when you don’t get that.   

"Whole Home Wi-Fi is the first product of its kind to be launched in the UK. Its contemporary design will look great in any home and it leads the way in Wi-Fi technology and performance."

The system comes with an app that Mr Raphael says puts users "firmly in control" of their home network.

This shows how the network is being used and who is online, while users can also temporarily stop internet access at certain times to give the family some time offline.

In addition, people can choose how bright they want the disc lights to be or turn them off entirely if they wish.

BT added that Whole Home Wi-Fi is simple to set up and use and works straight out of the box, while the latest firmware and security is available thanks to one touch software updates.

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