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Telekom Speedstick LTE Stick II – Alcatel One Touch L100V

The Telekom Speed Stick II LTE is available since December 2012, and Speed Stick LTE(HUAWEI E398) is still available. The Speed stick II is made by the Chinese manufacturer TCT Mobile, in Germany, the model number is also available under the name Alcatel One Touch L100V. Below you will find all the features and specifications about the Alcatel One touch L100V.    

Features and characteristics of Speed Stick II LTE

Manufacturer and Model Number TCT Mobile (Alcatel) One Touch L100 V
Download Speed 100 Mbit/s
Upload Speed 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands LTE Band 1/3/7/8/20 (800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz)
backward compatible with: DC-HSPA+, UMTS, GSM frequencies (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz)
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna No!
LTE category: LTE Category 3 (3GPP Release 8) modem
Chipset Qualcomm MDM9200
Dimensions (LxWxH) 95 mm x 34 mm x 14 mm, 35 grams
USB standard USB 2.0
Memory card expansion Yes, MicroSD up to 32 GB
Compatible Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS (10.4)
Manual PDF unfortunately not yet available online

  The Telecom Speed Stick II LTE supports LTE to a total of five frequencies, including the three major band 3/7/20 (800/1800/2600MHz) for Germany. The download speeds can reach to 100 Mbit/s, while the upload up to 50 megabits is possible. When 4G LTE network is not available, Speed stick II LTE can automatically switch to the UMTS and GSM network. On UMTS network, the speed of up to 42.2 Mbit/s can be achieved with the mobile network with the data accelerator DC-HSPA+ is equipped.   Compared to the first Speed Stick LTE, the latest version seems to be much cheaper, but perhaps it’s because it’s unfortunately somewhat less well-equipped. In contrast to the Telekom Speed Stick I, Speedstick II LTE missed the connector for an external antenna. But that's not the only difference: even the USB port is rotatable when LTE Speed Stick II LTE cannot. The workmanship is not as high as the HUAWEI E398 manufactured by Huawei. The common feature is that both them can be upgraded with a MicroSD memory card to the memory stick.     The idea to use the Speed Stick II LTE is only worthwhile if you currently still has no LTE stick. The device offers all important functions and is a good introduction to the fourth generation of mobile communications. If you want to have a slightly higher quality model or connectors for external antennas, it is better to consider Speed Stick LTE without the "II", that is HUAWEI E398u-15.  


Unlocked Speedbox LTE Mini Router For Telekom- HUAWEI E5776

Those who want a LTE phone, which can Call & Surf via radio has a new device optional, it’s upgraded from the Speedport LTE II.  It’s named "SpeedBox mini" - a mobile router that is suitable for both stationary as well as mobile applications. It comes from HUAWEI E5776 Mini router, and with Telekom logo, it becomes the speedbox mini router. Below is the features, specifications and general review for this LTE Category 4 Mobile Hotspot.


features and properties of the SpeedBox Mini LTE

Manufacturer and type designation Speedbox LTE mini (Huawei E5776)
Download speed 150 Mbit/s
Upload speed 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands LTE800, LTE900, LTE1800, LTE2100, LTE 2600
backward compatible with: DC-HSPA+, UMTS, GSM frequencies (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz)
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna yes, a antenna socket TS-9 is present
LTE category: LTE Category 4 (3GPP Release 9)
Wireless 802.11 b/g/n up to 300 Mbit/s, up to 10 devices simultaneously
Chipset HiSilicon Hi6920
Battery & operating time Not replaceable 3300 mAh battery, up to 10 hours of run time
Info display (front) 1.45 inch TFT display
Dimensions (LxWxH) and Weight 107 mm x 66 mm x 16 mm, 150 grams
USB standard USB 2.0
Memory card expansion Yes, MicroSD up to 32 GB
Compatible Operating Systems All, only WLAN is mandatory
Overview Datasheet (english) Not yet available
Manual PDF Not yet available


 The Telekom Speedbox LTE mini is listed in the range of Germany carrier Telekom since January 2013. After a few years break, Telekom finally provides a portable 4G Wi-Fi router on offer. The latest model dominates LTE even the latest stage of development (Cat. 4) and thus can transfer data at up to 150 Mbit/s received. The Speedbox mini LTE are technically and visually, almost completely like the Huawei E5776. Only the software, as well as some logos on the router itself indicates that you hold the Telekom variant in the hands. This is actually rather atypical. The Speedbox LTE Mini E5776, with powerful 3,300 mAh battery, ensures up to 10 hours of continuous operation for up to 10 wireless devices.


 When the speedbox is working, the current operating status is displayed on a mini 1.45-inch display on Telekom Speedbox LTE. Software or drivers does not require from the mobile LTE router, the configuration is performed either in the browser or via a smartphone app when needed. When LTE network is not available, you can surf via UMTS with up to 42.2 Mbit/s, of course, and 2G GPRS/EDGE is also backward. The mobile reception can be optimized by an external antenna. Furthermore, the speedbox can insert a microSD memory card, and then all users from router could share the files in the SD card through the browser – it’s ideal for meetings.


 With the LTE mini Speedbox, you get a very future-proof mobile LTE router. The maximum speed of 150 Mbit/s on LTE network has been becoming true in very few models. In addition the possibility to support mobile devices, such as smart phones, PSP, tablets, the HUAWEI E5776 could support any other WiFi terminals. Especially for new customers, the router is interesting.


   The Speedbox LTE Mini is available now on T-Mobile's online store and you can buy unlocked Speed LTE Mini router on . Agreement with the router costs depending on the tariff, but if you buy unlocked one, you will use the data without limit.  Based on the fantastic download speed to 150mbps, the Speedbox LTE E5776 would one of the best mobile LTE Router worldwide to surf in Europe and Asia.


Unlocked Speedstick LTE III for Telekom – HUAWEI E3276

Speed Stick LTE III is available at Gemany carrier Telekom since May 2013, and replaced the first version of "Speed Stick LTE ", which is already well-known in 4G users. The Speed Stick in version 3 is prepared for download speeds up to 150 Mbit/s and thus very future-proof. Speedstick LTE III is a LTE Category 4 USB Stick. Same as Speed Stick LTE, it ‘s also from the manufacturer HUAWEI, and It also provides connections for external antennas and the possibility to insert a memory card and thus to use the surf stick simultaneously as memory stick. Below are the features, specifications and general review for this 4G Stick.  




LTE features and characteristics of the Speed Stick III LTE

Manufacturer and type designation Hauwei E3276
Download Speed 150 Mbit/s
Upload Speed 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands LTE Band 1/3/7/8/20 (800/900/1800/2100/2600MHZ)
Backward compatible with: DC-HSPA+, UMTS, GSM frequencies (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz)
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna yes, 2 antenna sockets (type CRC-9)
LTE category: LTE Category 4  Modem(3GPP Release 9)
Chipset HiSilicon Hi6920
Dimensions (LxWxH) 92 mm x 32 mm x 14 mm, 30 grams
USB standard USB 2.0
Memory card expansion Yes, MicroSD up to 32 GB
Compatible Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS (10.6)
Data Overview E3276 Review

Highlight feature: LTE Category 4    

The German Telekom advertises LTE Speed Stick III, which could actually possibly reach download speed even up to 150 Mbit/s (LTE Category 4). To fulfill this down sream, the LTE network of Telekom must also be upgraded accordingly, but so far it has not happened yet. In Germany, you have to surf at around 100 Mbit/s downstream and 50 Mbit/s upstream, while in many other European or Asian countries, higher speeds are possible. For example, the Swisscom LTE in 2013 with the increased data rate offers since the end of May in Switzerland. For use in other countries, the unlocked Speed Stick III is already very well suited Via LTE frequency bands to support 800/900/1800/2100/2600 and UMTS bands around 850/900/1900/2100 MHz. The Speedstick III is from HUAWEI E3276 USB Stick, and there are many variants for E3276, they are born to support various LTE frequency bands worldwide for all the operators.  


Backward compatible with UMTS and GSM 

Of course, the Speed Stick III, like its predecessors, will be backward compatible with the UMTS and GSM network available. In 2G GSM/EDGE, network speed up to 236 kbit/s is possible while on the 3G UMTS/DC-HSPA+ network, the download speed could reach even up to 42.2 Mbit/s. As a user, you are not absolutely dependent on LTE to surf quickly. The switch between the different network technologies should be barely noticeable under normal circumstances; it is depending on the radio coverage, on the train or in the car.  


Simple software for use with all simcards The software that runs on Windows computers as well as on the Mac OS X operating system that allows a very easy use. With Telekom simcards, no further configuration is necessary. Simply enter the PIN number and the connection is made. If with sim cards from other network operators, to enter a new connection profile in the settings is needed. What’s more, users can also send and receive SMS and view statistics on data consumption and time online. These statistics can be broken down by day or month.      

Price and Availability

Telekom LTE Speed Stick III is available on the online store of . Theoretically, we had made several tests in Hong Kong for the data rate speed. And it’s one of the best and fastest 4G LTE Surfstick available. If you prefer unbranded Speedstick, that it HUAWEI E3276, or want other variant models, welcome to contact .