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Topic # 111714 13-Nov-2012 08:21 Send private message

Hi anyone know of a router, mains powered ok, that supports XT mobile sim.

So I have a laptop, and network printer and need both to connect to the internet via XT network.

Thanks

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  Reply # 716165 13-Nov-2012 08:28 Send private message

There are huge numbers of different devices in the market that do this.

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  Reply # 716168 13-Nov-2012 08:29 Send private message

Most routers with mobile data support actually use a USB modem for connection. I have a Cisco SRP 521W here and it works with Telecom's Sierra Wireless adapters.




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  Reply # 716173 13-Nov-2012 08:46 Send private message


The Netcom 3G29WN2 would work well.

Has ADSL2+ & 3G .

Sim card slot, Router also supports 850 MHZ WCDMA (Telecom NZ Compatibile).




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  Reply # 716181 13-Nov-2012 09:21 Send private message

Even the Telecom supplied ADSL Router TG582N has a USB Port on the side to support 3G Backup.  They should work with some of the Telecom supplied 3G Dongles.

And they give you those for free when you signup to Fixed Broadband these days.




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  Reply # 716274 13-Nov-2012 11:49 Send private message

Thanks very much for the replies will try a usb based router and see how I go.

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  Reply # 716341 13-Nov-2012 13:09 Send private message

plambrechtsen: Even the Telecom supplied ADSL Router TG582N has a USB Port on the side to support 3G Backup.  They should work with some of the Telecom supplied 3G Dongles.

And they give you those for free when you signup to Fixed Broadband these days.


Thanx for that .  Is the TG797n still available as I can't see it listed for sale  The only mention is on  the help and setup  pages.. 




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