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  1. Doubt there is. They did the same thing to me...

    Doubt there is.

    They did the same thing to me with the grandfathered 3G plans, eventually they got to a point that they wouldn't allow me to re-activate replacement hardware I had used before.
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  2. There are also a variety of phones that don't...

    There are also a variety of phones that don't check if you're allowed to use hotspot and work fine without paying extra.

    I've been using a gUDP in a mofi4500 cellular router for a few years now...
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    All the other plans have x amount of hotspot data...

    All the other plans have x amount of hotspot data at full priority and speed then throttled to 3 or 0.6Mbps depending on tech once that amount is used up.

    The start plan is a bit odd as it doesn't...
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    Anyone know if the 5GB of hotspot data is subject...

    Anyone know if the 5GB of hotspot data is subject to deprioritization like on phone data on the start plan or not?
  5. Should I be looking for some kind of warning or...

    Should I be looking for some kind of warning or will it just quit working?
    I've got a gUDP line in a mofi 4500 sim 4 v2
    Shows on the account as "MOFI - MOFI4500-4GXLTE-V2"

    It doesn't have to...
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    I've got a AT&T hotspot running at the same...

    I've got a AT&T hotspot running at the same location that gets like ~2Mbps and a cell phone booster so our verizon phones work

    The only internet that might be available there is a local WISP which...
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    We moved my grandmother to a verizon WHP as AT&T...

    We moved my grandmother to a verizon WHP as AT&T wasn't maintaining the landlines in a timely fashion anymore and she is no longer of sound mind to learn a new phone and the WHP allows her to...
  8. I think they have the competency to pull it off...

    I think they have the competency to pull it off but i'm not going to wait for them, if anything better than running a verizon gUDP comes along in the meantime i'm going to switch to it. It looks like...
  9. We've got 2 gUDP lines and they regularly get...

    We've got 2 gUDP lines and they regularly get used for youtube, netflix, live tv streaming, ect
    Last month the two lines used ~300/GB each

    I'm just hoping they'll let us keep it until I have...
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    I'm in one of the new markets but the address...

    I'm in one of the new markets but the address checker says no to my home and work address.
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    Personally the only alternative that I could...

    Personally the only alternative that I could possibly get (after spending a few thousand $ on a tower) with comparable speeds is $100/mo

    So I wouldn't like paying $80+/mo for it but I would as...
  12. Thread: hotspot options?

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    Yes, the $65/mo jetpack prepaid unlimited plan is...

    Yes, the $65/mo jetpack prepaid unlimited plan is deprioritized which means it gets a lower priority than gUDP or postpaid plans with data allowance.

    However IIRC all the prepaid plans are subject...
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    Sort of, the hotspot data counts against your LTE...

    Sort of, the hotspot data counts against your LTE data.


    Without any changes it would use hotspot data by default.

    Hotspot data is hard throttled to 600kbps regardless of network conditions...
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    Depends on how you want to define unlimited and...

    Depends on how you want to define unlimited and which question you're asking.
    If you're asking about the definition of unlimited;
    Technically every plan above start allows unlimited hotspot usage...
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    Hotspot as a dedicated device on the new plans is...

    Hotspot as a dedicated device on the new plans is 15GB then throttled to 600Kbps.
    Hotspot on a phone is limited to 15GB or 30GB then 600Kbps depending on which unlimited plan you have on the line,...
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    It's separate.

    It's separate.
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    That'd be correct. Like, my verizon ipad...

    That'd be correct.



    Like, my verizon ipad air 2 says the same thing and it's on our account so I just assumed that was normal.

    It works so I CBA to ask verizon about it and risk them...
  18. Good to know but I sold the phone a few weeks...

    Good to know but I sold the phone a few weeks after the post and went back the the convoy 3 which i'm still using.
    I wonder if I missed it at the time or if it was added in a update since then as I...
  19. IIRC the built in car modems are typically far...

    IIRC the built in car modems are typically far behind modern cellular tech even on a new vehicle. The connected car devices aren't a lot better, like the current HumX gen2 is only LTE cat 4 while the...
  20. I'd suggest switching between the verizon and the...

    I'd suggest switching between the verizon and the generic firmware and seeing which one works better.
    However the mofi4500 uses a mc7455 which is only a LTE cat 6 modem so there is the possibility...
  21. @brad15 Hey if you actually happen to be in one...

    @brad15
    Hey if you actually happen to be in one of the few areas where Sprint's service isn't total crap you can get an unlimited hotspot through the nonprofit calyx institute.

    @DebiLee
    Unless...
  22. Last I heard first responders are supposed to be...

    Last I heard first responders are supposed to be exempt from deprioritization and throttling anyway.
  23. @mysterym What's the rate to just keep a sat...

    @mysterym
    What's the rate to just keep a sat phone active so it could be used if needed in an emergency?
  24. More convenient since it requires no interaction...

    More convenient since it requires no interaction but very expensive, 100GB in overages is $1,500.
    But yeah hotspot usage is unlimited at $15/GB overage with safety mode off.

    The unlimited plans...
  25. Tiered 5GB total then billed at $15/GB overage...

    Tiered 5GB total then billed at $15/GB overage unless you opt in to safety mode then it's throttled to 128Kbps with no charge for overage.
    ~3.7Mbps/720p video throttle
    Not subject to...
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