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    Is a data plan needed?   (2 Answers)

    If a plan is needed how much does it cost?

    By Anonymous March 22, 2016.

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      No, the idea is that you can purchase prepaid time and use it. Once you run out then you can purchase more. Be careful of some customer service agents at ATT. My Daughter went to activate the device and the CS rep tried numerous times to get her to get a plan for the device saying it was needed, however my daughter refused to do so. That said, if you want to get a plan with it I suppose you can, however the idea is to purchase recharge time and use it like that. Hope this helps...

      By jjbaker May 11, 2016.

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      What is an unlimited data plan   (2 Answers)

      By PeteA June 11, 2016.

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        Always read the fine print. True unlimited will have no "throttling," meaning some companies refer to their plan as unlimited; however, the fine print reveals they give you a certain amount of data at high speed, and, once that is used up they "throttle" the service down to speeds similar to the old "dialup."

        By FlyBoy August 17, 2016.

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        Can i use this in a cabin by the lake with no internet or phone service?   (4 Answers)

        By Anonymous April 23, 2016.

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          No. It's just like a cell phone. If your AT&T phone works there, this will work there. If not, best of luck!

          By Smiths0075 April 29, 2016.

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          I have the new iPad Pro and would like to travel with it and be able to get on the internet. It has wifi but is not cellular. Will this product work with my iPad Pro?   (4 Answers)

          By Deela December 11, 2016.

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            Yes, this product is suitable for that application.

            By CommunityAnswer December 11, 2016.

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            This device is to provide me with wifi right? So I won't be using up all of my data plan allotment?   (5 Answers)

            By Jjoe June 13, 2016.

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              Correct! But you still need to purchase a prepaid card $30-$50-$80 and it eill provide you with internet connection via wifi rather than using ur phone plane data! If u have Direct TV and ur cell phone is AT&T call up AT&T and tell them in your house younhave direct TV and they will change your plan to UNLIMITED EVERYTHING

              By Amillie October 1, 2016.

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              does this device come with unlimited data or internet   (2 Answers)

              By dynomite March 30, 2017.

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                AT&T now offers a prepaid unlimited plan, but the download speed is maxed at 3 Mbps. This speed might not be enough for other needs, but for basic internet browsing and video streaming in standard definition, it will be OK. Just like the other unlimited plans, once you reach a cap (22 gb of data usage), your internet traffic may be subject to network management during peak times. A Best Buy AT&T rep can explain this better if you have other questions. The unlimited plan offered by Cricket wireless might be a better option, for the same price, the download speed is maxed at 8 Mbps, and runs off AT&T towers too. This mobile hotspot will work with Cricket wireless. Check it out!

                By mobileuser May 9, 2017.

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                I am looking to bring wifi into my home and eliminate Verizon what will service cost each month from att?   (1 Answer)

                By Bob January 8, 2017.

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                  Unlimited data on it is $40 with or without other att plans

                  By Libby February 26, 2017.

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                  What is the typical size for an average movie streamed through a mifi. I am trying to calculate the cost of using a mobile hot spot.   (2 Answers)

                  By Puzzled June 27, 2016.

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                    If the movie is 1.5 gig (which is a standard to stream off of itunes) it will eat up 1.5 gigs of data!

                    By Amillie October 1, 2016.

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                    Does this device have ports to plug in a anntena?   (5 Answers)

                    By ontheroad November 21, 2016.

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                      Yes, at the top of the device at the opposite ends of the power buttons are slots for mimo antennas. You will have to place your finger or an item under the tab prop up, pull up then twist turn and push in then insert the antenna plug into each port.

                      By Besiyesi January 16, 2017.

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                      Do you have to purchase a data plan each month or when it expires. In my situation, it may be more than 30 days between when it is needed. Thank you.   (2 Answers)

                      By Helen June 5, 2017.

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                        We simply purchase new data cards at the pharmacy when the minutes are used up as we have multiple hot spots for our mobile based business and usage varies greatly by unit.

                        By Anonymous June 5, 2017.

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