The Hub One has more capable Wi-Fi compared to the Netgear but exactly how noticable that's likely to be on an ADSL connection is up for debate.
It is also worth checking the firmware version of the Hub One as some older firmwares are now out of support and cannot be updated remotely to the latest builds.
If you were to hand the router over, then it would be sensible for us to associate it properly with your friend's account (so it configures itself correctly without intervention and continues to receive updates).
The other option of course, is to return the hub to us so we can repurpose it.
Edit: realise I ignored the question about offers. Not really my forté; might be worth your friend getting in touch with our Customer Options Team - 0800 013 2632.
Plusnet Product Team
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