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Netgear nighthawk M2


Just purchased this gadget as a failover for my ADSL. Telstra shop said it should work as that......

Anyway, I have a Billion BiPAC 8900AX-2400 that I'm trying to get the NightHawk to act as a 3G/4G/LTE fail over, but I cannot get the Billion to recognize it as such. It's plugged into the USB as was recommended, but alas, cannot be seen.

Can someone help?????

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Re: Netgear nighthawk M2

In order to work in tethering mode, you need to plug the Nighthawk's USB C port in to the Billion's USB port.


The USB A port on the Nighthawk is for connecting Storage Devices or for charging smartphones. It doesn't provide internet connectivity.

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Re: Netgear nighthawk M2

Thanks for the quick response..

Yes I have the cable going from the USB port on the router, to the USB C port on the Nighthawk (it also charges it as a bonus). I didn't have a USB to USB cable with me so never tested that side, but thought that wouldn't work as I had seen a diagram showing it pluged to the USB C port.


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