What is it?

A whole home WiFi coverage extension system with added features.

Good points?

A user-friendly app and simple design make the tri-band system easy to set up which is in vast contrast to similar systems which require you to fiddle with various band frequencies before it will connect.

The intelligent mesh WiFi system utilises multiple routers (known as satellites) which communicate continuously with each other. This type of mesh network can cast a wide net which negates the need for range extenders and allows users to move through the home without signal interruption.

Supporting Multi-User, Multiple Input, Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) data streaming, the system can communicate with multiple devices simultaneously as opposed to sequentially like most other routers. This makes the whole experience faster and more efficient.

Each satellite node provides two Ethernet ports so you can connect wired devices to the network such as desktop computers without having to run long cables through your home.

Bad points?

The tri-band system with three satellites is expensive and will price most households out of purchasing. Finding a place in your home for the units could be tricky as they are not the most stylish devices.

Best for ...

Multiple users occupying larger homes with lots of internet connected devices. The Velop Intelligent Mesh network will prevent data bottlenecks and disgruntled family members.

Avoid if ...

You have a small house or flat with limited smart devices to connect. A standard Internet router from your ISP should suffice.

Score: 9/10.

Linksys Velop Intelligent Mesh WiFi System, £279.85 (amazon.co.uk)