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26/11/2013

Vodafone R212-Z LTE MiFi Router Review

Vodafone has unveiled the R212-Z 4G LTE router recently. The device is a small, portable wireless router (MiFi) with an integrated battery. As you can see the "Z" in the name, the Vodafone R212-Z is manufactured by the manufacturer ZTE and is the counterpart to the Vodafone R210 MiFi router, which is manufactured by Huawei and had been sold for many months. Both devices are very similar technically, however, there are still some differences between them.

 

LTE Category 3 and DC-HSPA+

 

On the technical side, Vodafone R212 router provides a modem chipset from Qualcomm, which is LTE category 3 supporting up to 100 megabits per second downstream. For upload, up to 50 Mbit/s data transfer speed is possible under LTE networks. In the UMTS mode, the data accelerator DC-HSPA+ is used, which could reach up to 42.2 Mbit/s downstream and 5.76 Mbit/s upstream.  

 

The integrated wireless module operates on the 802.11b/g/n and allows up to 10 wireless devices to access the mobile Internet. The configuration is done via the web interface as usual; alternatively, the Vodafone Mobile WiFi app or the display can be used. On the display, the most important information such as battery level, network strength, data volume and the number of connected WLAN devices are displayed.  


Strong battery and connectors for external antenna

 

The integrated 2800 mAh battery should allow 8 to 10 hours of run time, which is comparable with other LTE mobile hotspots such as the Huawei E589 or telecom Speedbox LTE mini (HUAWEI E5776). A special feature of the two connectors for external antennas can be connected to LTE MIMO antennas. In most other mobile routers, only one antenna connector is available, so that no MIMO function is guaranteed. Charging via microUSB, the port is on the side of the Vodafone R212. Also located in the device now, there is MicroSD slot in the Vodafone R212, which allows you to make data available on the network.  

23/11/2013

4G Surfstick/Internet Stick/Mobile Hotspot/Router for Bulgaria 4G

When the 4G LTE networks are available in Bulgaria, many customers may want to enjoy high surfing speed on 4G LTE networks in Bulgaria, but if you are in trouble to choose the wireless terminals to access the 4G network, below the guide may help you: First, you need to know the operators who had deployed the 4G network(usually in LTE technology) and the LTE frequency bands in Bulgaria, per our information, the main 4G operators and LTE Frequency bands in Bulgaria is as below:  

  1. M-Tel, FDD Band 3 (1800MHz)
  2. Max Telecom, FDD Band 3 (1800MHz)
  3. Vivacom, FDD Band 3 (1800MHz)

  The three operators support the same LTE Frequency band 7. Now if you are looking for a 4G Surfstick, 4G internet stick, 4G Router or 4G mobile hotspot to work with any operator above, you need to  find a terminal that could support the band 3 (1800MHz). If you want the device to use with any SIM card of the operators, make sure the 4G Surfsticks/Internet stick, 4G Router or 4G mobile hotspots are unlocked, that is SIM free to any operator. To make you easy find the models available for Bulgaria 4G network, we recommend below the popular 4G terminals that would support the Band 3 and work with the above operators:   4G Surfstick for M-Tel, Max Telecom and Vivacom

  1. Huawei E392 (E392u-12)
  2. HUAWEI E398 (E398u-15)
  3. Sierra Aircard 320u
  4.  ZTE MF821
  5. Huawei K5150 (Vodafone, unlocked )
  6. Huawei K5005 (Vodafone, Unlocked )
  7. Huawei E3276 (E3276S-150, E3276S-151)
  8. Huawei K5007 (Vodafone )
  9. ZTE K5008Z(Vodafone, Unlocked)
  10. Alcatel One Touch L800
  11. Alcatel One Touch W800
  12. ZTE MF825
  13. ZTE MF820
  14. ZTE MF823
  15. ZTE MF821D
  16. ZTE K5006Z (Vodafone, Unlocked )

  4G Router for M-Tel, Max Telecom and Vivacom

  1. HUAWEI B593u-12
  2. HUAWEI B593s-22
  3. HUAWEI B890-75
  4. Vodafone B2000
  5. ZTE MF25D
  6. ZTE MF28B
  7. ZTE MF28G
  8. ZTE MF28D
  9. Netgear MVBR1517
  10.  ZyXEL LTE6100

  4G Mobile Hotspot for M-Tel, Max Telecom and Vivacom

  1. HUAWEI E5776s-32/E5776S-22
  2. Huawei E589u-12
  3. Huawei R210 (Vodafone, Unlocked )
  4. ZTE R212 (Vodafone, Unlocked)
  5. Sierra Wireless 760S
  6. ZTE MF91
  7. ZTE MF91D
  8. ZTE MF910
  9. ZTE MF90
  10. ZTE MF97S
  11. ZTE MF93E
  12. Alcatel One Touch Y800

 

04/11/2013

4G Surfstick/Internet Stick/Router for Austria

You may want to enjoy the 4G LTE networks in Austria, but if you are in trouble to choose the wireless terminals to access the 4G network, below the guide may help you:

 

First, you need to know the 4G LTE operators and their LTE frequency bands in Austria, per our information, the main 4G operators and LTE Frequency bands in Austria is as below:

 

  1. A1, FDD Band 7 (2600MHz)
  2. 3 Austria, FDD Band 7 (2600MHz)
  3. T-mobile Austria, FDD Band 7 (2600MHz)

 

The three operators support the same LTE Frequency band 7. Now you just find the 4G Surfstick, 4G internet stick, 4G Router or 4G mobile hotspot that can support the band 7 and you will make a great step to access internet. Per your reference, we recommend below the popular 4G terminals that would support the Band 7 and work with the above operators:

 

4G Surfstick for A1, 3 Austria and T-mobile Austria

  1. Samsung GT-B3730
  2. Huawei E392 (E392u-12, E392u-6, E392u-21, E392u-22)
  3. Huawei K5150 (Vodafone, unlocked )
  4. Huawei K5005 (Vodafone, Unlocked )
  5. HUAWEI E398 (E398u-1, E398u-15, E398u-18, E398u-11, E398s-81)
  6. Huawei E3276 (E3276S-150, E3276S-151, E3276s-152, E3276S-861, E3276S-210, E3276S-601)
  7. Huawei K5007 (Vodafone )
  8. ZTE K5008Z(Vodafone, Unlocked)
  9. Alcatel One Touch L800
  10. Alcatel One Touch W800
  11. ZTE MF880
  12. ZTE MF825
  13. ZTE MF820
  14.  ZTE MF821
  15. ZTE MF821D
  16. ZTE K5006Z (Vodafone, Unlocked )
  17. Sierra Aircard 320u

 

4G Router for A1, 3 Austria and T-mobile Austria

  1. HUAWEI B593u-12
  2. HUAWEI B593s-22
  3. HUAWEI B890-75
  4. Vodafone B2000
  5. ZTE MF25D
  6. ZTE MF28B
  7. 7.       ZTE MF28G
  8. ZTE MF29S2
  9. ZTE MF28D
  10. Netgear MVBR1517
  11.  ZyXEL LTE6100

 

 

4G Mobile Hotspot for A1, 3 Austria and T-mobile Austria

  1. HUAWEI E5776s-32/E5776S-22/E5776S-860
  2. Huawei E589u-12
  3. Huawei R210 (Vodafone, Unlocked )
  4. ZTE MF91
  5. ZTE MF91D
  6. ZTE MF910
  7. ZTE MF90
  8. ZTE MF97S
  9. ZTE MF93E
  10. 10.   ZTE R212 (Vodafone, Unlocked)
  11. Alcatel One Touch Y800
  12. 12.   Sierra Wireless 760S