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# 208482 13-Feb-2017 21:22
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Hi All,


Trialling a RBI unit and can't get an definitive answer from the store on if suresignal be used on a 4G RBI connection?


For an extra 10 points, if not, why not?




(Yes I know I can VPN it to a fixed VF endpoint somewhere, just don't need the extra boxes on my network)











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  # 1719713 13-Feb-2017 21:26
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I think sure signal is 1700mhz I'm not sure what RBI frequency is.


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  # 1719715 13-Feb-2017 21:27
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Wit different Freq it wouldn't attempt to connect to itself is where I'm going with that.



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  # 1719720 13-Feb-2017 21:33
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My question is more of a routing one than an RF one. 




I.E Is a RBI unit able to have a sure signal plugged into it's ethernet and will the suresignal register/work OK.




For the record, yes, my RBI trial unit initially came up with full signal as it found the 3G connection of my sure signal and happily connected to it. (Had to change the 4G priority setting in the RBI and that seemed to make it ignore the suresignal 3G signal)







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  # 1719728 13-Feb-2017 21:55
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I'm sure I've seen someone reporting that they had this setup working, although it's not supported. Will try to find the link.


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  # 1719739 13-Feb-2017 22:27
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The issue is, OK on 4G, but then phone call comes in, router drops to 3G, locks on to Sure Signal, then dead. I have had a Sure Signal run on a Vodsfone 4G RBI connection, but it's not supported and I believe this has now been blocked.

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  # 1719740 13-Feb-2017 22:30
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Sure signal operates on 2100Mhz 5Mhz carrier


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