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Topic # 94640 15-Dec-2011 18:23
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I know that 2 degrees used to sell a standalone wifi 3g router for a reasonable price, but I cant find it anymore.

Still available instore at all? Friend needs one asap as their phones in the street are dead and wont be working for a while because its a cable problem.

Otherwise if someone has one spare they can lend for a while..




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  Reply # 558475 15-Dec-2011 21:26
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Well I was looking for the wifi hotspot version also and they were sold out and no more coming. I asked why and they said since most Android phones can do that they didn't think it was worth selling as a standalone product. 

Since I wanted one for my tablet I purchased a Vodafone 858 from Trademe for $100, stuck in my 2D SIM card I had purchaed with my 2D USB modem and use it as a wifi hotspot. It works pretty well.

Vodafone are selling a wifi 3G hot spot for $129 I think that comes with 2G of data.




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  Reply # 558986 17-Dec-2011 14:37
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lchiu7:

Vodafone are selling a wifi 3G hot spot for $129 I think that comes with 2G of data.


Where did you see that? its $199 here - Stupidly long link to vodafone store

Also the specs are confusing, it says GSM bands and 2100 so I have no idea what 3g bands it is, since the GSM bands hardly matter on a 3g broadband router since if you dont have 3g its useless. Would be nice if the vodafone hardware was 3g 850 as well since that means I can use an XT sim in it.






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  Reply # 558993 17-Dec-2011 14:57
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richms:
lchiu7:

Vodafone are selling a wifi 3G hot spot for $129 I think that comes with 2G of data.


Where did you see that? its $199 here - Stupidly long link to vodafone store

Also the specs are confusing, it says GSM bands and 2100 so I have no idea what 3g bands it is, since the GSM bands hardly matter on a 3g broadband router since if you dont have 3g its useless. Would be nice if the vodafone hardware was 3g 850 as well since that means I can use an XT sim in it.




it says extended 3G coverage. i believe it has to be wcdma 900/2100 







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  Reply # 559003 17-Dec-2011 15:41
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nakedmolerat:
richms:
lchiu7:

Vodafone are selling a wifi 3G hot spot for $129 I think that comes with 2G of data.


Where did you see that? its $199 here - Stupidly long link to vodafone store

Also the specs are confusing, it says GSM bands and 2100 so I have no idea what 3g bands it is, since the GSM bands hardly matter on a 3g broadband router since if you dont have 3g its useless. Would be nice if the vodafone hardware was 3g 850 as well since that means I can use an XT sim in it.




it says extended 3G coverage. i believe it has to be wcdma 900/2100 


Yeah, I was more hoping for 850 as well, since their business is all on XT so would make sense to stick with telecom, there is a netcomm one on telecom for the same price so if the $129 price is gone then the telecom one is a no brainer.

That freq list on vodafone is just full of confuse.




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  Reply # 559115 17-Dec-2011 22:38
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richms:
lchiu7:

Vodafone are selling a wifi 3G hot spot for $129 I think that comes with 2G of data.


Where did you see that? its $199 here - Stupidly long link to vodafone store

Also the specs are confusing, it says GSM bands and 2100 so I have no idea what 3g bands it is, since the GSM bands hardly matter on a 3g broadband router since if you dont have 3g its useless. Would be nice if the vodafone hardware was 3g 850 as well since that means I can use an XT sim in it.




 I think it was the Vodafone shop in Wellington on Lambton Quay.




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  Reply # 559354 18-Dec-2011 20:29
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Ok, I will try a vodafone store and see what they have, otherwise DX have a AT&T branded mifi for about $70US which assuming it is unlocked would be great as it lists 850/1900/2100 3G




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