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Top 5 mobile hotspots into 2017

by | Aug 29, 2017 | All articles, Public Hotspots, Wireless Hardware | 0 comments

Top 5 mobile hotspots for 2017

A mobile router , also called mifi, portable router or travel router, is a device which creates a WiFi mobile hotspot allowing users to access the internet through Wi-Fi/wirelessly.

Different from traditional wired Wi-Fi networks, a portable router allows you to deploy your Wi-Fi hotspot wherever you are. For a long time, public was reticent to use mobile hotspot because they were scared about its reliability.

Now, portable routers are considered as a real solution for tourists, business travelers, and so on.

A concrete example about how can be use the mobile hotspot is a food truck owner that wants to offer Wi-Fi to his clients. Due to his activity, he might not have an wired access to the internet. By using a 3G/4G portable router or modem, he can receive internet wirelessly and create his Wi-Fi hotspot where his activity is. Moreover, a lot of mobile hotspot devices have an ethernet exit of a WAN/LAN port, allowing you to plug a Tanaza powered access point to it and enjoy all Tanaza’s captive portal features anywhere.

In this article, we selected 5 mobile hotspot routers that, according to us, are reliable to create a portable WiFi hotspot.

Huawei E5786s-34


Standards: 4G LTE, 3G DC-HSPA+ but also wire connection

Wi-Fi specifications: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

Concurrent users: up to 10

Features: USB to Ethernet, microSD card slot, external antenna

Price: around 150$

Compatible with Tanaza: YES

Huawei E5786s-34

Huawei E5151


Standards: 3G and ethernet uplink connection

Wi-Fi specifications: 802.11b/g/n

Concurrent users: up to 10

Features: micro-USB exit and ethernet uplink connection

Price: around 80$

Compatible with Tanaza: YES

Huawei E5151

TP-Link TL-MR6400


Standards: 3G/4G/LTE

Wi-Fi specifications: 802.11b/g/n

Concurrent users: not mentioned

Features: up to 300Mps wireless speed, two antennas, WAN/LAN port, SIM card slot

Price: around 90$

Compatible with Tanaza: YES

TL-MR6400

TP-Link TL-MR3040


Standards: LTE/3G/4G modem

Wi-Fi specifications: 802.11b/g/n

Concurrent users: not mentioned

Features: wireless speed up to 150Mbps, WAN/LAN port, USB port for 3G/4G modem and micro USB

Price:  around 60€

Compatible with Tanaza: YES

TP-Link TL-MR3040

TP-Link TL-MR3020


Standards: 3G/4G connection

Wi-Fi specifications: 802.11b/g/n

Concurrent users: not mentioned

Features: wireless speed up to 150Mbps, internal antenna, WAN/LAN port, USB 2.0 port for 3G/4G modem and mini USB port for power supply

Price: around 30€

Compatible with Tanaza: YES

TP-Link TL-MR3020