LTE hotspot vs wifi hotspot | difference between LTE hotspot and wifi hotspot
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This page on LTE hotspot vs wifi hotspot covers difference between LTE hotspot and wifi hotspot types.LTE router and WiFi router links are also provided.
The hotspot is referred to a physical location where in internet access is available using either LTE or wifi network through the use of router connected with ISP(Internet Service Provider). LTE hotspot uses LTE technology. WiFi hotspot uses WiFi or WLAN technology. Basically routing functionality is incorporated into hotspot device.
The hotspot offers multiple devices to connect with the ISP at ease of comfort. It is ideal for people going on tour or travelling to some distance locations and they do not want their smartphones or mobile phones battery to get drain faster.
Figure-1 depicts LTE hotspot Jetpack MiFi 6620L from Verizon. It has long lasting battery life. It provides most reliable LTE network connectivity. It can connect with up to 15 devices. The device can connect with either 2.4 or 5GHz Wi-Fi devices but not simultaneously using both the bands.
Verizon LTE hotspot has advantages over AT&T and T-mobile's hotspots. AT&T supports upto 10 devices while T-Mobile does not support 5GHz frequency band.
Figure-2 depicts velocity wifi hotspot from AT&T. This device supports 4G LTE network and act as wifi network to provide connectivity for upto 10 wifi enabled devices.
This Wifi hotspot supports dual band wifi technology. It has upto 10 hours of battery life.
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