Bettie01
Level 1: Cadet

Smart modem gen 2.

Hi just a question this modem has its own sim, does that mean its portable I could use it in the caravan as a portable modem. Thanks Kathy

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ForensicsGuru
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Re: Smart modem gen 2.

The SIM is supposed to be a backup when the "normal" NBN or ADSL connection goes down. The speed is limited to 5/1 and is shaped even more when it is used more...
Telstra will detect if it is misused in the way you suggest and will shape you to a speed of dial up modem or even disconnect you completely and I would think it would be even in Testra's powers to sue you for breaching of T&Cs if they desired so...
So, the simple answer to your question is NO, IT IS NOT PORTABLE WAN device.
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