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Old 06-29-2022, 02:38 PM   #1
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T Mobile 5G internet

Been getting ads for this for $50 a Month. Is anyone using this in their RV?
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Old 06-29-2022, 02:55 PM   #2
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I've had T-Mobile for about 2 years now with there M2000 Inseego. 100 gb. plan and have no problems with service or connection. Its been half way across the US and back. Happy Travels.
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Old 06-29-2022, 05:51 PM   #3
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If your talking about the Home Internet plan it is tied to your billing address.

I bricked 2 last summer because I was 600 miles away from my billing address. Although T-Mobile was a good sport and sent new one via FedEx next day to the friends house where I was staying.
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Old 06-29-2022, 09:33 PM   #4
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If your talking about the Home Internet plan it is tied to your billing address.

I bricked 2 last summer because I was 600 miles away from my billing address. Although T-Mobile was a good sport and sent new one via FedEx next day to the friends house where I was staying.
Thanks I didn't realize it was tied to the billing address......
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Old 07-03-2022, 12:10 PM   #5
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we have had the t mobile 5g router since Nov 2021. we got it in Las Vegas and used it for 5 months during our long stay. then packed up and headed north to Blaine Wa. and much to our surprise it worked all the way home, near large cities and rest areas in the middle of nowhere. We still have it in use in Washington, even though its tied to a billing address in Las Vegas! It works better than our $80.00 + tax and fees Xfinity, hard wired internet. So we cancelled that. and are keeping the T mobile 50.00 all inc. plan. It really solves the mobile internet dilemma for us.
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Old 07-04-2022, 07:01 AM   #6
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The T-Mobile Home Internet plan is completely different from the T-Mobile hotspot plans. Different equipment, and different pricing. The Home Internet plan, as of last month, can now be used in multiple locations (see this article).

I have a T-Mobile hotspot device (Inseego M2000) and data plan (100GB for $50) that has served me fairly well for about a year. However, it is just one of 3 cellular services I have, including AT&T and Verizon. Whenever I reach a new location, I test all 3, and switch to the service with the fastest/best speeds. Having traveled throughout the U.S., I'd say T-Mobile "wins" about 30% of the time. The Inseego devices are known to be failure-prone. My device died a few weeks ago, and T-Mobile replaced it with a reconditioned unit. They just announced a new hotspot device (see this article) that costs less and is T-Mobile branded. I would certainly choose that device over the Inseego.

Keep in mind that "5G capable" does not mean you are going to get 5G speeds. Like anything cellular, it depends on the cellular service where your device is located at any moment. With my 5G device, I typically get 5MB to 20MB speeds, which is equivalent to decent 4G service. The only time I have ever gotten >100MB download speeds was when I was in a T-Mobile store where they must have had a 5G repeater to make people think that such speeds are typical.
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If you don't mind paying annually, consider joining the Calyx Institute as an Internet member, on their Sustainer membership.

https://calyxinstitute.org/membership/internet

$750 for Year One gets you an Inseego M2000 on T-Mobile. Unlimited data and unthrottled data as long as you are not on a congested tower. If you do get throttled due to being on a congested tower, you get unthrottled as soon as the tower becomes uncongested or you switch to a different tower.

Because the M2000 becomes yours, the second year's annual cost is $500, which averages ti about $42 per month.

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Old 07-07-2022, 03:25 PM   #8
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Large thread on this topic:

T Mobile Just keeps getting better

I picked one up a few weeks ago and have used it in Florida (Space Coast, where we live most of the time) with good success (but we also have hardwire cable Internet which I'll keep). Also used it over the past two weeks on business trips to Dallas, San Jose, Atlanta and Charlotte...super fast speeds everywhere.
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Old 07-09-2022, 07:45 AM   #9
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If your talking about the Home Internet plan it is tied to your billing address.

I bricked 2 last summer because I was 600 miles away from my billing address. Although T-Mobile was a good sport and sent new one via FedEx next day to the friends house where I was staying.

That is no longer true.


https://www.rvmobileinternet.com/t-m...now-supported/
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Old 07-09-2022, 08:34 AM   #10
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Well ... sort of. See the June 2nd update on that page.

"Submitting a change of address will be required, and that the new location must be approved to be eligible for service."
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Well ... sort of. See the June 2nd update on that page.

"Submitting a change of address will be required, and that the new location must be approved to be eligible for service."

As someone who has had the service for over a year. I have moved it all over the US and it works everywhere we go. Plug it in, give it a minute to find signal and boom we have internet.
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We've been with T-Mobile for about 4 years and the service has been good. The past 2 years with the Magenta Max Military plan and the data and phone have worked well while traveling. I also have a Weboost Drive Reach RV cell antenna and amplifier which gives another 2 bars when the signal is weak (In a state park). Works with the Home Internet as well.

Got the Home Internet about 2-3 months ago and have been happy with it, both at home and in the motorhome. The data download varies by the cell tower load. I can get anywhere between 40-160gb/s download and the upload is about the same. It will connect anywhere that my cell phone connects at 5GUC and it provides a wireless router throughout. So far everything connects to it.

To have one internet router for everything at $50/month is worth trying. No contract with T-Mobile.
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I just received the new T-mobile 5G MiFi Hotspot (Quanta D53) and activated the promotional 100Gb data per month for $50. Have only tested it at home so far after receiving it today. It seems to be working fine in our semi-rural area, fastest I've seen so far is 72mb/s down and 10 mb/s up, the device is displaying 5G next to the bars of strength. Rather then start a whole new thread I thought i would ask my question here. I'm wanting to create a login and password so I can access my T-mobile account online but it's asking for a T-mobile ph# and there is none displayed in the Quanta D53 device plus that is my only T-mobile device. I tried to go to the chat line to resolve this but that bot wants a T-mobile ph# to in order to chat with an agent. Short of going to a T-mobile store to resolve this does anyone know how I can create a T-mobile online account without having a T-mobile phone number? (I do have my T-mobile security pin number).
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Doesn’t the device show its phone number in them menu info screen on the device. Or when you log into it on the phone. It has one. That said I activated my T-Mobile account with my att cell phone number and that was the account number if I remember.
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