Re: How well does the free T-Mobile 4G LTE Hotspot work (cellular, wifi)

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On Wed, 8 Feb 2017 06:43:59 +0000 (UTC), Stijn De Jong wrote:

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It doesn't sound like anyone has these T-Mobile devices that I'm looking
at, so this is my current plan (pictures to follow when they arrive).

I think there are five devices that T-Mobile either gives away for free
(most of them are free) or sells somehow, almost all of which are
confusingly branded "CellSpot" or "HotSpot".

These five "things" that increase cellular signal are, I think:
1. WiFi calling (all T-Mobile phones have this free feature)
2. An Asus RT-AC68U router that prioritizes QOS for WiFi calling
3. A cellular-signal booster (no WiFi or Internet is involved)
4. An Internet-based cellular tower (tied to your router & Internet)
5. A portable hotspot with its own SIM card for cellular signal

I already have #1 (wifi calling) and #3 (cellular-signal booster).
Even though I'm on WISP, I will ask T-mobile this week for #3
(Internet-based cell tower).

I may also ask for #2, which seems like a free AC router.
Does anyone have #2, the free Asus router from T-mobile?
How well does it work?

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