9mobile now offers 10G Free data to those who purchased their ZTE MF910 4G MiFi . The data can be gotten immediately the Mobile router is purchased. ZTE MF910 4G LTE mobile hotspot is a new 4G Pocket WiFi router from ZTE to support 4G LTE FDD networks. The MiFi could support band 3/7/8/20 and its maximum download speed is up to 150mbps.
Any wireless router that acts as mobile Wi-Fi hotspot is called a MiFi. MiFi devices can provide connection up to 10 – 15 devices at a go via a mobile data sim card. Anyways, Novatel Wireless introduced the first MiFi device in the United States, in May 2009.
A MiFi taps into 3G or 4G mobile phone networks and uses this connection to create a mini wireless broadband cloud or hotspot. It provides wireless internet access for many devices including laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.
Difference between MiFi and WiFi
You might be wondering what is the difference between the WiFi and MiFi. The answer is quite simple and comprehensive. The first thing you should know is that, MiFi is a 3G or 4G portable battery-powered router.
The MiFi is actually an internet device that has WiFi built in to it, while WiFi is a wireless networking standard. Smartphones out there can be used for mobile hotspot, rendering the MiFi dongle useless but the fact remains that, the mobile with its hotspot can be compromised and will slow down the internet connection during calls.
Due to the facts that MiFi consist of two different part and support 3G or 4G LTE, MiFi device can pick up mobile data from your telecom provider and the other parts includes the modem and the WiFi router.
– Part 1 is Modem; It supports 3G or 4G LTE and provides connectivity to next generation wireless devices
– Part 2 is the WiFi router; It takes care of providing WiFi connectivity.
How to Use the MiFi Router
Unlike other dongles out there, MiFi devices can be kept few meters away from the device, you want to connect with. Most dongles requires wires to connect it with the device. As we already know, MiFi acts as a mobile hotspot for your devic but only with the help of WiFi connection. Hence, it is all wireless!
The steps to use the MiFi is quite simple and understandable. Note that, MiFi with 4G LTE is more preferable than the 3G mode. After purchasing the gadget, you can then follow the below steps;
a. Now get a SIM card that has an active data plan
b. Keep the MiFi router on a table or whatsoever place, you want it to be
c. On your Smartphone / PC, switch on WiFi and search
d. Get connected and browse the internet.
Top Best MiFi Router
4G is also known as ‘LTE’, which stands for Long Term Evolution. The main purpose of mifi hotspots is to allow connection for a few users to the Internet at the same time.
Different companies in Nigeria, especially our network providers such as MTN, Ntel, Airtel has their own MiFi device, which is strictly used for their own particular network and thanks to heaven, they all have 4G LTE services. Apart from them, other companies sells the universal MiFi device and they still unlocked MiFi device for all networks.
It is easy to carry around and can be used as either 2G, 3G or the 4G wireless router for both traveling, with friends, families and many others. Here is the comprehensive list of the best MiFi dongles, you can get right now.
Ntel 4G LTE MiFi Mobile Hotspot
Being the first to introduce the innovating 4G LTE technology in Nigeria, the Ntel 4G LTE MiFi is possibly among the best presently available in Nigeria. For your home, you can basically get any of the Ntel MiFi device.
Browsing the internet on a faster rate with MiFi device solely depends on the MiFi itself. And Ntel is looking forward to having the best and biggest frequency band in Nigeria. The Ntel MiFi has a 900/1800 Mhz frequency bands.
You can get the Ntel 4G MiFi right now but be careful to understand that the company’s service isn’t available to all states. It is only available to Port Harcourt, Abuja and Lagos.
Ntel has two MiFi router, there is the Ntel 4G LTE MiFi Mobile Hotspot and the Ntel 4G LTE Notion MiFi. They costs N23000 and N3500 (when you purchase the monthly data plan of N17,500 strictly for new subscribers) respectively.
|Specifications||Ntel 4G LTE MiFi Router||Ntel Notion MiFi Router|
|LTE Spectrum Bands||3 and 8||3 and 8|
|Size||107.5×63.7×14.8)mm||100 × 63.5.0 × 15 mm|
|SIM Size||Micro SIM||Standard SIM|
|Storage||1 micro SD Slot||1 micro SD Slot|
|VoIP||Yes, Using apps like WhatsApp, Viber etc.||Yes, Using apps like WhatsApp, Viber etc.|
|Max. Wi-Fi connections||15 users||10 users|
|Security||WPS Enabled||WPS Enabled|
Note: Be fully aware that the prices and offer may tend to fluctuate as the time goes by.
When you get the Mobile router in any nearest 9mobile centre experience around the country at N18,800 , you get 10GB free data that valid for 30 days. Cheers to the weekend