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DRNewcomb
08-30-2013, 01:35 PM
The local Office Depot has T-Mobile "4G" mobile hotspot devices on sale for about $33 each. The device box has no obvious name brand or model number other than T-Mobile's. I was thinking about getting one to use with my SIM and grandfathered Total Internet VPN data plan. I currently share my data connection using JoikuSpot on my Nokia N8 but it creates an ad hoc WiFi connection which some devices don't seem to understand.

Here are a few questions.

1. Does this device work with a standard Mini-SIM or some other format?
2. Will it work with most any T-Mobile SIM or does it require a specific data SIM?
3. Any other issues?

I snapped a bad picture of the device in its protective plastic box.
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jet1000
09-03-2013, 01:04 AM
All hotspots require a SIM that is on a data only plan. You can't use your total Internet sim in that device.

DRNewcomb
09-03-2013, 08:04 AM
All hotspots require a SIM that is on a data only plan. You can't use your total Internet sim in that device. Thanks for the info!