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Master Geek


Topic # 160033 21-Dec-2014 11:24
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Hi guys, I'm interested in getting a pocket wifi device so that I can use multiple devices while out and about but not really sure how they work...

I have a vodem, K4203 with a 2GB plan, and was looking at buying this (or similar): http://www.ebay.com/itm/Brand-New-HUAWEI-R208-3G-NEXT-G-Pocket-Wifi-EXTREME-Modem-Unlocked-2-Y-WARRANTY-/151092173275

I think I would just be able to pull the sim card out of the vodem, put it in the R208 and be good to go with 3G data on up to 10 devices at a time?

If that's true is there anything I should be aware of when buying one of these devices? Was planning on not getting one from the vodafone store directly due to cost reasons, but if I buy anything called a R208 it will work?

Thanks!

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  Reply # 1201434 21-Dec-2014 11:59
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Yes the SIM is not locked to the vodem

Edit: spelling of Vodem



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  Reply # 1201866 22-Dec-2014 10:49
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Okay sweet, is the one I linked to a good choice?

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  Reply # 1201885 22-Dec-2014 10:59
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You'd just want to make sure it was not SIM locked to the network from whence it came.
I think Telecom used to lock their USB 3G modems (I had one that would not go with a Telstra SIM).



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  Reply # 1201900 22-Dec-2014 11:17
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Okay great, thanks guys

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