Posts Tagged ‘3Gstore’

3G Failover

March 11, 2011

Look for a big announcement regarding 3G Failover coming from 3Gstore.com at CTIA in a few weeks.

If your small to medium size business uses the internet to accept payment via credit card or debit card, a new cost effective 3G Failover option will be available directly from 3Gstore.com.

More info coming soon…

Nexaira Business Class II (BC2) 3G/4G Router

August 18, 2010

We are pleased to announce the addition of the NexAira BC2 enterprise router to the lineup of mobile broadband routers at 3Gstore! Like other mobile broadband routers, the BC2 allows you to share a 3G or 4G connection with multiple computers/devices, but it does much more than just that. The linux-based BC2 is specifically developed for enterprise and small business use, and includes a variety of advanced features that set it apart from any other mobile broadband router, including:

  • Failover with minimal downtime: NexAira’s “failover with anti-flap” feature allows the router to switch between a primary connection and a backup connection in under 10 seconds!
  • Xtreme Speed Optimization: The BC2’s optimization feature allows you to get the most out of your internet connection.
  • Status monitoring: The BC2 provides IT administrators with remote web administration, remote SSH access, and an SNMP server, as well as the option to automatically email multiple administrators for emergency events such as a connection failing.
  • Minimal Reboots: The BC2 rarely requires a full reboot when changing various settings on the router (on other routers, you have to reboot your equipment every time you make a change to one of the settings). This feature alone can save large corporations time & money as your entire workforce won’t be without local network and internet connectivity for several minutes because you had to change a few settings on your network!
  • QOS: Allows you to prioritize certain devices, applications, or ports on the network, so that your most important services receive priority bandwidth over any other users on the network.

Other features on the BC2 include:

You can learn more about all of the features the BC2 offers and how it might benefit your business or home office in our review: NexAira BC2 Hands-On Review


The NexAira BC2 is now available at 3Gstore for $189.99 (MSRP $209.99). Save an additional $20 if you’re also signing up for a Sprint, Verizon, or CLEAR 2-year contract!

All routers purchased from 3Gstore include our exclusive support CD as well as our esteemed technical support.

Sprint Offers “Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money-Back”

March 31, 2010
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Most Comprehensive Guarantee Offer among All Wireless Carriers Today

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Mar 31, 2010  Sprint is backing up its promise to be the best value in wireless, by announcing the only full money-back satisfaction guarantee on service plans that exists in the wireless industry today.

Beginning tomorrow, the Sprint Free Guarantee gives any customer opening a new line of service the chance to try Sprint for 30 days. If a customer isn’t completely satisfied, they can get reimbursed for the device purchase and activation fee, get the early termination fee waived, get a full refund for service plan monthly recurring charges incurred and get all associated taxes and Sprint surcharges associated with these charges waived. In addition, Sprint will waive the restocking fee for new customer exchanges as part of this policy.
Read about Sprint Money Back Offer

CradlePoint Firmware 1.6.12 for MBR1200 Adds Support for New Devices and Bug Fixes

March 30, 2010

CradlePoint Firmware 1.6.12 for MBR1200 Adds Support for New Devices and Bug Fixes

Firmware 1.6.12 allows you to use your U301 in an MBR1200!


CradlePoint has released Firmware Version 1.6.12 that provides the MBR1200 with official support for the new Sprint 3G/4G U301 modem, as well as support for other modems and long-awaited fixes for stability and bugs.

After last month’s firmware updates for the PHS300/CTR500/MBR1000/MBR900, the MBR1200 was Cradlepoint’s only 4G-capable router that was not compatible with Sprint’s 3G/4G U301. With this firmware update, U301 users can now use their modem with the MBR1200, too!

In addition to adding support for the U301, firmware 1.6.12 also adds support for the following devices:

  • Pantech UMW190 for Verizon
  • Pantech UM185 for Cricket
  • Sierra Wireless 305 USB (AKA “Lightning”) for AT&T
  • Sierra Wireless 306 USB for AT&T and Telus
  • Ubee PXU1900 for CLEAR
  • ZTE MF668 for Rogers
  • ZTE MF637 for T-Mobile
  • Option GE442 for T-Mobile
  • Additional newly-added international devices can be viewed in the release notes (PDF)

This latest firmware version also provides fixes for a few bugs:

  • WiFi Multimedia (WMM) problem, which prevented iPod Touch and iPhone users from connecting to the MBR1200
  • Blackberry Bold incompatibility issue
  • Blackberry Curve incompatibility issue
  • Blackberry Storm OS 5.0 incompatibility issues
  • Fixes to make WiMAX (4G) connection more reliable
  • U300 reset issue

Finally, firmware 1.6.12 added a couple new features:

  • “Agressive Modem Reset” causes the router to attempt various reset techniques to attempt to re-establish connection if the modem becomes unresponsive
  • “4G auto-reconnect feature” allows you to configure whether you want to connect to 3G or 4G based on various conditions
  • “Make-before-Break”is a nice feature for dual-mode 3G/4G modem users – if you’re connected to 3G and 4G becomes available, the router will connect to 4G before breaking the 3G connection

For full details on what this firmware release provides, view the release notes (PDF)


Important note about upgrading your MBR1200 to firmware version 1.6.12: Due to a bug in the 1.6.3 firmware (the version installed on all current MBR1200’s by default), firmware upgrades must be done by using the automatic firmware upgrade option within the router’s web administration page (an active internet connection is required) – you cannot upgrade the firmware by saving the file to your computer and then browsing for it. For those ordering the MBR1200 from 3Gstore.com, we can upgrade the firmware for you before shipping your router for a $15 fee.

If you plan to upgrade the firmware yourself, check out this article that demonstrates how to perform the upgrade from 1.6.3 to 1.6.12: MBR1200 Firmware Upgrade Issues


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Sprint 4G / CLEAR Now In Houston

March 29, 2010
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HOUSTON, Mar 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Blasting into Texas at lightning speed, Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced the launch of 4G in the Lone Star state’s biggest city: Houston. The next generation of wireless, also known as 4G, provides fast mobile downloads, streaming video and Web browsing at turbo-speed and delivers downloads that are faster than any wireless broadband service currently being offered by AT&T, Verizon or T-Mobile.

With today’s launch, Sprint makes Texas the “biggest 4G state” in terms of the number of people who have access to the Sprint mobile network. In addition to Houston, the 4G network is currently operating in Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Killeen/Temple, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, San Antonio, Waco and Wichita Falls. Nationwide, Sprint boasts 28 markets that have 4G capability today.

Unlike competitors who are running high-speed mobile broadband trials in laboratories, Sprint is the first national wireless carrier to launch 4G technology. Sprint delivers 4G to consumers and businesses, and Sprint’s 4G powered products, such as Overdrive(TM) 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot, USB Modem and USB Mobile Broadband, make any online experience better by enabling users to stream video, download files and browse the Web at download speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G1.

Texans will be able to enjoy the capabilities of the recently announced HTC EVO 4G – the world’s first 3G/4G Android phone (available later in 2010). The HTC EVO 4G provides a superior and robust multimedia experience. It is a hotspot and a phone, making it possible to download music, pictures, videos in seconds – not minutes – and watch streaming video on-the-go.


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Wilson Electronics at CTIA 2010

March 18, 2010

If you are new to Wilson, they have a great deal for new customers who are looking to boost thei evdo or hspa signals.

Stop by the Wilson Electronics booth 2900 in Central Hall at CTIA 2010 to check out our top selling line of cell phone signal boosters. Learn how they work, AND GET 25% OFF your first order.If your business wholesales or retails any of these:

• cell phones and wireless data devices• consumer electronics installations• machine-to-machine (M2M) communications devices We would like to talk with you about our affordable solutions to the #1 problem affecting wireless users: coverage problems that lead to connectivity issues.

Wilson Electronics’ are the best selling signal boosters in the industry.

Nexus One Coming To Sprint

March 17, 2010

Today Sprint announced that the Nexus One Is Coming To Sprint! Google’s Nexus One has been available for T-Mobile since January, but since T-Mobile 3G coverage is very limited, it hasn’t been extremely popular. Sprint will announce pricing and an exact availaiblity date soon. The Nexus One will be a great addition to the Sprint Network as Sprint has twice the network coverage of AT&T and ten times the network coverage of T-Mobile. Sprint’s Vice President Fared Adib said “Nexus One is a powerful device that belongs on a powerful network. This is another step in our continued partnership of innovation with Google.”
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3Gstore / CradlePoint Free Router Promo Ends 3/15/2010

March 14, 2010

3/15/10 Is Your Last Chance to Get a FREE PHS300 or CTR350 From Cradlepoint!

Cradlepoint Promotion

If you’re in the market for a Cradlepoint MBR1000 or MBR1200 3G/4G router, now is the time to strike! Cradlepoint’s “Buy an MBR1000, get a free CTR350” and “Buy an MBR1200, get a free PHS300” promotions are ending on Monday, 3/15/10. You must order by midnight CST on 3/15/10 to qualify for the promotion!

If that wasn’t a great enough deal, 3Gstore also has the MBR1000 at one of our lowest prices ever – just $189.99 (MSRP is $249.99) and the MBR1200 is just $229.99 (MSRP is $299.99). And don’t forget about the amazing technical support and exclusive support CD you’ll also receive (for free!) when you purchase from 3Gstore!

How it works: Place your order for the MBR1000 or MBR1200 online at 3Gstore.com or over the phone (866-3GSTORE) by 11:59pm CST on 3/15/2010. Once you receive your MBR1000 or MBR1200, simply mail in the included rebate form by 4/1/10 and Cradlepoint will send you a FREE CTR350 or PHS300 – it’s as simple as that!

Important details: The free CTR350 or PHS300 is a mail-in offer provided by Cradlepoint. Customers must submit their rebate form and all other required documentation to Cradlepoint by 4/1/10. Please allow up to 10 weeks for Cradlepoint to receive and process your rebate form and send your free router. No substitutions are allowed. Valid for US residents only. *Please note that the free PHS300 Cradlepoint sends is the 3G-only version; it is not compatible with 4G modems (and never will be)

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FCC Announces iPhone/Andriod Broadband Tester Apps

March 13, 2010

FCC Introduces First Mobile App, Consumer Broadband Test,  and Broadband Dead Zone Report


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Washington, D.C. –Today, the Federal Communications Commission launched new digital tools, the Consumer Broadband Test and the Broadband Dead Zone Report–that allow consumers  to test their broadband service and report areas where broadband is not available.

The Consumer Broadband Test measures broadband quality indicators such as speed and latency, and reports that information to consumers and the FCC. The mobile version –the FCC’s first mobile app –is available through the Apple and Android app stores.  The fixed version is available at www.broadband.gov . Two popular broadband testing tools are used in this beta version –the Ookla, Inc. Speed Test and the Network Diagnostic Tool (NDT) running on the Measurement Lab (M-Lab) platform. In the future, the FCC anticipates making additional broadband testing applications available for consumer use.The Commission does not endorse any specific testing application.

Read more on the FCC Broadband Tool – EVDOinfo.com

Discuss FCC Broadband Tool on EVDOforums.com

CradlePoint Routers Supports U301 3G/4G, BlackBerry and others

March 9, 2010

MBR1000 and U301
Firmware 1.6.9 allows you to use your U301 in an MBR1000!


CradlePoint has released Firmware Version 1.6.9 that provides the MBR1000, MBR900, CTR500, CBA250, and CBA750 with official support for the new Sprint 3G/4G U301 modem, as well as support for other modems and a few bug fixes and feature updates.
With its ability to connect to both Sprint’s nationwide 3G network and their new super-fast 4G WiMAX network, the U301 has quickly become one of Sprint’s hottest devices. U301 users have been eager for Cradlepoint to support it so that they can share their 3G or 4G connection with multiple computers, and now they’ll be able to do just that!

In addition to adding support for the U301, firmware 1.6.9 also adds support for the following devices:

  • Pantech UMW190 for Verizon
  • Pantech UM185 for Cricket
  • Sierra Wireless 305 USB (AKA “Lightning”) for AT&T
  • Sierra Wireless 306 USB for AT&T and Telus
  • Ubee PXU1900 for CLEAR
  • ZTE MF668 for Rogers
  • Adds compatibility with BlackBerry OS5
  • Additional newly-added international devices can be viewed in the release notes (PDF)
Read more about firmware 1.6.9 at EVDOinfo.com

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