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Old 07-05-2020, 06:44 PM   #15
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Wondering if I can take the Mobley/Netgear sim card out of my Netgear, and use it in my WiFi ranger to increase speeds?
Whether or not this will accomplish anything will depend on a combination of factors. Is the modem in your Ranger (Cat 6 or Cat 4) more advanced or less than the modem in the Netgear? Also, is the tower you are connected to capable of utilizing any advanced features the modem may offer.
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I have Hughesnet for an IP. For 20 hours a day it is painfully S....L....O....W. I have tried to download Youtube files and started at 4:00 AM and they don't finish until the afternoon. These are 20 minute videos. From 2 AM until 6 AM the speeds are good, otherwise, next to useless. They are the only show on the mountain so I take what I can get.
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These are the results from my 2019 West Coast trip . . . 43 campgrounds over 6 months in 9 states . . . Verizon, AT&T, HughesNet Gen 5:

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Car connect plan Mobley to GL 750s router.


Down 20 to 33mbs avg around 28 down up is usually 3 MB faster than down.


I am about 3 miles from the tower.
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Down 20 to 33mbs avg around 28 down up is usually 3 MB faster than down.


I am about 3 miles from the tower.
My download speed is always 3-4 times faster than unload!
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Between 40-80 Mb/s down and 2-4 Mb/s up on Verizon with an unlocked Android phone (hotspot). During the week it is closer to 70 Mb/s down. The area is Southern Utah mountains at 8,000'. Amazing speed for the location.
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These are the results from my 2019 West Coast trip . . . 43 campgrounds over 6 months in 9 states . . . Verizon, AT&T, HughesNet Gen 5:

That HughesNet option sounds awesome. So many times I've had to keep looking for a camp spot because of no signal or too slow < 5Mb/s down.
I'm curious, do you have a HughesNet subscription that throttles the download speed or are those numbers wide-open/full speed?
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That HughesNet option sounds awesome. So many times I've had to keep looking for a camp spot because of no signal or too slow < 5Mb/s down.
I'm curious, do you have a HughesNet subscription that throttles the download speed or are those numbers wide-open/full speed?
First, unless you have a very urgent need, I suggest you wait to see what Starlink comes up with. HughesNet Gen 5 requires a 2-year contract with data charges ranging from $40 (2 GB/mon) to $590 (300 GB/mon). Plus, you'll need to buy a portable satellite setup for about $1500. If you really want to spend some money, rooftop automatic Gen 5 systems are available.

Now to answer your question . . .

HughesNet Gen 5 is not 'your father's' HughesNet. There is no throttling -- you pay for the data you use. Also, you can buy "extra" data if you run short or change your monthly data usage.

Gen 5 download speed varies, but I averaged about 10 - 11 Mbps.
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