Tag Archives: Mobile hotspot

T-Mobile launches Coolpad Surf as its first 600MHz LTE mobile hotspot

T-Mobile has lots of 600MHz LTE smartphones and a couple of 600MHz LTE tablets, but today it’s launching its very first 600MHz-capable mobile hotspot. The Coolpad Surf is now available from T-Mobile. Pricing is set at $0 down and $3 per month for 24 months, or $72 full retail price. With the Coolpad Surf, you can use T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network to spit out a Wi-Fi connection that supports up 15 simultaneous connections. Coolpad’s mobile … [read full article]

Alcatel Linkzone mobile hotspot launching today at T-Mobile

Alcatel and T-Mobile are teaming up on a new mobile hotspot device called the Linkzone. The Alcatel Linkzone is launching today at T-Mobile, though T-Mo’s web store lists it as “Out of Stock” as of this writing. The Linkzone is priced at $0 down and $3.34 per month for 24 months, and full retail price is $79.99 if you’d prefer to pay all at once. The Linkzone supports 4G LTE speeds up to 150Mbps with LTE bands 2, 4, … [read full article]

T-Mobile to prioritize on-device data over tethering data during network congestion

UPDATE: T-Mobile today reached out to clarify that this prioritization went into effect on September 8, shortly after the launch of T-Mobile One.   If you ever use your smartphone as a mobile hotspot, then you’ll want to pay attention to the news that T-Mobile quietly revealed today. T-Mobile is now sending emails to customers saying that it’s “putting your on-device experience first” by prioritizing on-device data over Smartphone Mobile HotSpot data. T-Mo does say that this … [read full article]

ZTE Spro 2 hotspot/projector officially arrives at T-Mobile today for $499.99

As expected, T-Mobile is now selling the ZTE Spro 2. The ZTE Spro 2 is available online today and will show its face at select T-Mobile stores tomorrow, June 8. Pricing is set at $0 down and 24 payments of $20.84, or $499.99 full retail. When it comes to specs, the T-Mobile version of the Spro 2 is similar to the version that’s already available on AT&T and Verizon. The Spro 2 runs Android 4.4.4 … [read full article]

ZTE Spro 2 is an Android-powered projector/hotspot, and it’s coming to T-Mobile

Looks like the ZTE ZMAX Pro isn’t the only new ZTE hardware that’s coming soon to T-Mobile. T-Mobile has launched support pages for the ZTE Spro 2, a smart projector/hotspot that runs Android 4.4.4. The Spro 2 has a 5-inch 1280×720 display that you can use to control the device, and it can project images up to 120 inches in size and 1280×720 in resolution. There are also HDMI and full-size USB ports on the … [read full article]

ZTE Falcon 4G LTE mobile hotspot launching at T-Mobile on February 12

UPDATE: T-Mobile’s support page for the ZTE Falcon is live, and it reveals more information about the new hotspot. The Falcon has support for UMTS 850, 1700/2100, and 1900MHz as well as LTE bands 2, 4, and 12. It’s got 128MB of RAM, 256MB of ROM, and supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.   ZTE today unveiled the Falcon, a new LTE mobile hotspot that’s hitting T-Mobile shelves later this … [read full article]

T-Mobile Adding Tethering, Domestic Data Roaming To Simple Choice ‘Pay-In-Advance’ Customers

Some  good news to kick off the weekend for T-Mobile’s prepaid customers as the carrier is adding new domestic data roaming and hotspot service to its “pay-in-advance” Simple Choice customers. The carrier told Fierce Wireless they are making the changes to increase the value of their rate plans: “We are excited to confirm T-Mobile is enhancing our Simple Choice Plan for pay-in-advance customers to provide even more value and a similar level of plan … [read full article]