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03/10/2013

Vodafone B1000 4G LTE Router

Vodafone B1000 is a new 4G LTE router for Vodafone. Behind the router, there is a stick indicating the model number of "B390s-2" and the manufacturer company Huawei. The noble, handsome white case houses an LTE modem router with WLAN. Following you will find all the important details including specifications, characteristics and overview about Vodafone B1000 4G Router.  

 

 

Features and characteristics of the Vodafone B1000

Manufacturer and type designation Huawei B390s-2
Download speed Up to 50 Mbit/s
Upload speed up to 10 MBit/s
Supported LTE bands: LTE800 (band 20)
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna Yes, 2 SMA female
Category: LTE Category 3 (3GPP Release 8) Router
Telephone
With integrated telephone system no
Port for ISDN phones -
Connection for analog phones -
DECT -
integrator answering machine -
Networking | LAN & WLAN
LAN ports 4 LAN ports (RJ45)
WLAN standards Wi-Fi 802.11b/g for up to 32 users
5 GHz Wi-Fi support no
Coding WEP, WPA, WPA2
USB no
the provider side » Vodafone

 

 

Technically speaking, the Huawei B390s-2 is in the B1000 series. In the industry it is common to "brand" hardware from original manufacturers but with their own logo on the appearance. Also the appearance may vary slightly from the "original". The integrated 4G-LTE modem B1000 is only compatible with the LTE band around 800 MHz. More specifically, it can on the band of 832 MHz - 862 MHz send (upload) and in the band of 791 MHz - 821 MHz receive (download).The supported bandwidth is 10 MHz. So the router is only unique for rural use up to 50 Mbit/s and is not suited for urban use. The chipset is "HiSilicon" (Hi6910), which is HUAWEI own chipset.  

 

 

 


Telephone:

 

Unfortunately, the router does not have a PBX. In the LTE tariffs from Vodafone, there is no telephone available, which is of course no problem. However, the provider also offers complete packages with phone line and optionally with fixed flat rate. Customers who order the version with telephone, will note get the B1000. Alternatively, a pure LTE router together with a conventional DSL router is supplied, which is named Vodafone B2000. The Vodafone B2000 is upgraded from B1000, which is not only better in network coverage, but also the functions and performance.  

 


LAN & wireless network properties:

 

The B1000 provides 4 LAN ports and of course Wi-Fi functionality for setting up a home network. The wireless network provided can be operated with standard 802.11b and 802.11g. With up to 54 Mbps integrated into the network, it can therefore support a maximum of 32 devices wirelessly (eg, laptop, internet radio). The latest "N" standard is not supported yet, which is a shame. Neither dominates the B1000 the spark in WLAN operation at 5 GHz. The LTE B2000 Router provides significantly more. And WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption is possible options.      


Extras:

 

The Vodafone B1000 is curiously almost twice as heavy as the technically virtually identical Telekom Speedport LTE. The weight is 900 grams, if user worry about the place to lay this device, here are the exact dimensions: 177 x 193 x 34 mm (width x height x depth).  

30/09/2013

Vodafone B2000 4G LTE Router

 

Vodafone B2000 is the direct successor to the B1000 LTE Router from Vodafone. This new 4G wireless gateway for housing is from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. Someone may the B2000 looks similar to LTE CPE B593, but more specifically, it is just the Huawei B593 in Vodafone logo. Below we could see the key features and specifications of Vodafone B2000 4G LTE Router.        

Features and characteristics of B2000 Vodafone LTE Router

Manufacturer and type designation B2000 (Huawei B593u-12)
Download Speed up to 100 Mbit/s
Upload Speed Up to 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands: LTE Band 7/20 (800/2600MHz)
backward compatible with: HSPA, HSPA+, UMTS (900, 2100 MHz), GSM
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna Yes, 2 SMA female
Category: LTE Category 3 (3GPP Release 8) Router
Telephony
With integrated telephone system yes
Port for ISDN phones ?
Connection for analog phones yes, 2xRJ11
DECT ?
integrator answering machine -
Networking | LAN & WLAN
LAN ports 4 LAN ports (RJ45)
WLAN standards Wi-Fi 802.11b / g for up to 32 users
5 GHz Wi-Fi support no
Coding WEP, WPA, WPA2
USB Yes, USB 2.0
Information material
Manual Vodafone B2000 User Manual (PDF)
Available since ... since April 2012 on Vodafone
Read Review B2000 Review
the provider side Vodafone

   


B2000 = Huawei B593  

 

 

Following the Vodafone B1000, B2000 is with improved hardware based on support from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The appearance of B2000 looks like the " Speedbox LTE "by Telekom, they are both from the original model Huawei B593u-12. With the demand from the operator, they adapted to the design for the respective mobile provider and logo. Thus, the B2000 from Vodafone comes in a white gown, while Telekom is focusing on noble black.  

 

   


More power with LTE  

 

 

First, the positive features with improved LTE attract eyes. While the B1000 "only" supported up to 50 Mbit/s, the B2000 now offers full support of up to 100 Mbps download speed and 50 Mbps upload transmission. The data is based on perfect network reception conditions. Huawei has also broadened the network support on Vodafone B2000. Instead of only on the LTE800 band, the B2000 can now also be used for LTE 2.6GHz (1.8 GHz would possibly be available after later firmware update). With backward compatible with 3G or 2G networks, when LTE is not available, it switches to HSPA, UMST, GSM or necessary. But for the B1000, this feature was not yet operational. Two external antennas can be connected via SMA connector to B2000 in case that the local reception conditions are not sufficient. A new feature is the telephone support, which is not supported by B1000.    


Telephone and WLAN  


Vodafone B2000 is the first time to bring telephones connection. If using B1000 Router, you had to combine with a DSL router to set up an LTE phone system or analog. B2000 LTE Router also supports VOIP, there are 2 RJ11 telephone interface. Local wireless networks can now be operated with the contemporary 802.11n WLAN standard with the B2000. That means up to 300 Mbps transfer rate could make true. Unfortunately, B2000 Router is lack of support the 5GHz band, but WEP encryption, WPA and WPA2 and 4 LAN Ports are available.   Now you can get the Vodafone B2000 4G LTE Router from www.4gltemall.com .

25/09/2013

Unlocked ZTE MF821D 4G LTE Stick for O2

O2 offers the mobile use of LTE service since July 2012. The USB memory stick comes from the Chinese manufacturer ZTE, which also has various other versions for LTE in the range of products, such as LTE routers. The ZTE MF821D 4G stick is available for O2 4G LTE network and supports all cellular standards that are common in Germany. In the following table, you will find all the key figures, specifications of the O2 4G USB MF821D.    

Features and Specifications of  ZTE MF821D for O2

Manufacturer and type designation ZTE MF821D
Download Speed 100 Mbit/s
Upload Speed 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands LTE Band 3/7/20 (800/1800/2600MHz)
backward compatible with: DC-HSPA+, HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna yes, 2 antenna (TS-9 jacks)
LTE category: LTE Category 3 (3GPP Release 8) modem
Chipset Qualcomm MDM9200TM
Other
Dimensions 87.3 mm x 29.5 mm x 14 mm
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 or Quick Start Guide (PDF)  ZTE MF821D User Manual

  With the ZTE MF821D, you receive a flexible surf stick that supports both LTE and all other major mobile communication standards, such as UMTS and HSPA+. O2 4G USB is therefore compatible with 2G, 3G and 4G networks. LTE can be received via the usual bands 3/7/20 (800/1800MHz/2600MHz). O2 uses LTE 800MHz for priority; the 4G network of LTE Band 7 (2600MHz) will be available in the cities in near future. The theoretical maximum download speed of 100Mbit/s and 50 Mbps upstream speed could be achieved. Currently, however, O2 offers "only" tariffs of up to 50 Mbps.         ZTE MF821D can work as the same as the data stick. The internal slot can hold MicroSD card up to 32 gigabytes. You can buy them from 4gltemall.com with the stick MF821D. The stick MF821D is perfect for mobile use on a laptop or notebook, and of course it can also be used at home on the desktop. It’s advisable that under certain circumstances, the data transmission rates vary depending on the local reception conditions. According to ZTE introduction, the MF821D stick is compatible with the Windows operating system with XP, ServicePack3, Vista SP2 or Windows 7, and Mac OS Version 10.5 is also supported.   At just 47 grams and the dimensions of 87.3 × 29.5 × 14 mm, you will hardly notice the MF821D in your pocket. The actual USB plug can be incidentally folded and thus saves space and it can also facilitates the connection as a "arm" for the laptop. Currently the stick is at O2 only in connection with an LTE tariff available. If you like this stick, you can buy unlocked ZTE MF821D from 4gltemall.com in good price. And there is HUAWEI E392u-12 4G LTE Stick which could also work with the same 4G frequency bands for O2 and other 4G operators in Europe.