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NEW VERIZON Prepaid Hotspot JETPACK MIFI 5510L 4G $99 + tax Free Shipping at Verizonwireless.com

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New Jetpack that is normally about $200 (even on their own website) [verizonwireless.com] is $99 + Tax at verizonwireless.com [verizonwireless.com].

Seems low for a recent release. Not a contract device. Prepaid Device only. 4g LTE. Local taxes additional.

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$60 per month for 3Gb or $90 for 10Gb. Ouch.
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$60 per month for 3Gb or $90 for 10Gb. Ouch.
Ditto. If you're willing to pay the premium though, you'll have very reliable and speedy LTE service.
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$60 per month for 3Gb or $90 for 10Gb. Ouch.
No kidding! I'll stick with my TMO 1.5GB/month plan for $18/month.
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If you are on a grandfathered unlimited data plan from Verizon and have a 4g phone, you can pick up the older novatel 4620LE on ebay for around $60-$70 and just swap in your sim card whenever you want to use it

I just finished a 2500 mile roadtrip using one and the internet speeds on some of the highways in the middle of nowhere were amazing
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If you are on a grandfathered unlimited data plan from Verizon and have a 4g phone, you can pick up the older novatel 4620LE on ebay for around $60-$70 and just swap in your sim card whenever you want to use it

I just finished a 2500 mile roadtrip using one and the internet speeds on some of the highways in the middle of nowhere were amazing
Or you could just spend $8 in the play store on FoxFi and make your phone a hotspot Smilie. Best $8 I've ever spent.
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I get better speeds connecting straight to the jetpack and I do not have to worry about Verizon detecting me using a tether (or use a proxy to hide it). I also have an external antennae for the jetpack mounted on my car Smilie

You can put a 4g sim card in any device you want - phone, tablet, jetpack, and verizon cant do a thing about it

It's funny - I have a kenwood in dash receiver with a built in Garmin GPS but it does not compare to my 10" tablet running Google maps - nothing like the satellite photo of your surroundings
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I get better speeds connecting straight to the jetpack and I do not have to worry about Verizon detecting me using a tether (or use a proxy to hide it). I also have an external antennae for the jetpack mounted on my car Smilie

You can put a 4g sim card in any device you want - phone, tablet, jetpack, and verizon cant do a thing about it

It's funny - I have a kenwood in dash receiver with a built in Garmin GPS but it does not compare to my 10" tablet running Google maps - nothing like the satellite photo of your surroundings

How does this work? I have a grandfathered verizon unlimited plan too. I didn't know you could just put the 4g sim card in any device. Would the phone still work as a phone, just without a data connection?

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Or you could just spend $8 in the play store on FoxFi and make your phone a hotspot Smilie. Best $8 I've ever spent.
Is there any way Verizon can detect that you are tethering?
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How does this work? I have a grandfathered verizon unlimited plan too. I didn't know you could just put the 4g sim card in any device. Would the phone still work as a phone, just without a data connection?



Is there any way Verizon can detect that you are tethering?
The phone wont work on the verizon network witout the sim card - but you could use an app like grooveip that uses voice over internet to make phone calls in conjunction with a google voice number

Verizon can detect tethering - but I am not sure if they care to do anything about it at this point - especially if you read this article. Also, FoxFi has the ability to "hide tethering" - which was one of the reasons why I was initially concerned. Why hide it if it isn't a problem. With my sim in the jetpack, when I go to the verizon website - it actually shows my phone to be the jetpack

more info

http://gigaom.com/2012/07/31/fcc-...for-1-25m/

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In addition, the company recently revised its service offerings such that consumers on usage-based pricing plans may tether, using any application, without paying an additional fee
I thought about purchasing a tablet with built in 3 or 4g - but the jetpack makes it pretty easy to for my older Transformer to work
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The phone wont work on the verizon network witout the sim card - but you could use an app like grooveip that uses voice over internet to make phone calls in conjunction with a google voice number

Verizon can detect tethering - but I am not sure if they care to do anything about it at this point - especially if you read this article. Also, FoxFi has the ability to "hide tethering" - which was one of the reasons why I was initially concerned. Why hide it if it isn't a problem. With my sim in the jetpack, when I go to the verizon website - it actually shows my phone to be the jetpack

more info

http://gigaom.com/2012/07/31/fcc-...for-1-25m/



I thought about purchasing a tablet with built in 3 or 4g - but the jetpack makes it pretty easy to for my older Transformer to work
Oh wow, thank you for that info. I guess I will try FoxFi first since it's cheaper. Perhaps FoxFi has to "hide tethering" because Verizon is the only company that the FCC ruled on?
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Oh wow, thank you for that info. I guess I will try FoxFi first since it's cheaper. Perhaps FoxFi has to "hide tethering" because Verizon is the only company that the FCC ruled on?
There is a debate to the issue of rather user need to pay Verizon for tethering. Obvious if its against the rule Verizon would of stop charging completely.

It is a fact its against the Term of Services that Verizon has outlined and FCC has actually ruled its ok for Verizon to charge for tether on unlimited data plans.
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Freedompop is all the way! 1GB for a month is a joke and their rounding of data usage is questionable.Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
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I have a 4620L and forward my calls to my wife's phone so the kids can use their ipads on road trips.

You could also buy a prepaid phone and forward your calls to that.
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Quote from topboyk View Post :
Oh wow, thank you for that info. I guess I will try FoxFi first since it's cheaper. Perhaps FoxFi has to "hide tethering" because Verizon is the only company that the FCC ruled on?
There is a debate to the issue of rather user need to pay Verizon for tethering. Obvious if its against the rule Verizon would of stop charging completely.

It is a fact its against the Term of Services that Verizon has outlined and FCC has actually ruled its ok for Verizon to charge for tether on unlimited data plans.
They are doing precisely what ATT did, let there be no doubt if it comes to a point where they need to improve bandwidth not by enhancing the back haul but by making a cut somewhere, it will be goodbye Unlimited.
Right now they are trying to separate as many people from it freely as possible whether due to them getting a better deal for the family with a data bucket or because they don't use enough data to justify it and they'd rather get a new customer price upgrade every 2 years and go down to a adequate limited plan. After a while they will have what ATT had which is that they can legitimately say that ALL of the people left on unlimited plans account for only 4% of their customers nationwide and use 94% of their average monthly data traffic and to continue offering the best service to the majority of "you" or customers whom we know love us and make every effort to be responsible with your "mobile data carbon footprint" we are going to have to begin throttling those extremist who are just hogging all the good megagigs for you standard hardworking folks ....we think y'all are idiots which is why we used the made up word megagigs and you didn't even flinch, this is why we must protect you and end the tyrannical reign of the 4% using 94% of our data. #WeAreThe96% #OccupyLTE and lets take our airwaves back....we charge y'all 10x more anyway
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They are doing precisely what ATT did, let there be no doubt if it comes to a point where they need to improve bandwidth not by enhancing the back haul but by making a cut somewhere, it will be goodbye Unlimited.
Right now they are trying to separate as many people from it freely as possible whether due to them getting a better deal for the family with a data bucket or because they don't use enough data to justify it and they'd rather get a new customer price upgrade every 2 years and go down to a adequate limited plan. After a while they will have what ATT had which is that they can legitimately say that ALL of the people left on unlimited plans account for only 4% of their customers nationwide and use 94% of their average monthly data traffic and to continue offering the best service to the majority of "you" or customers whom we know love us and make every effort to be responsible with your "mobile data carbon footprint" we are going to have to begin throttling those extremist who are just hogging all the good megagigs for you standard hardworking folks ....we think y'all are idiots which is why we used the made up word megagigs and you didn't even flinch, this is why we must protect you and end the tyrannical reign of the 4% using 94% of our data. #WeAreThe96% #OccupyLTE and lets take our airwaves back....we charge y'all 10x more anyway
English please.
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