Best mobile broadband modems with Wi-Fi

A Wi-Fi-equipped mobile broadband modem allows multiple devices to connect to it wirelessly for shared mobile broadband access over a telco's 3G network

Often described as a hotspot in your pocket, a mobile broadband modem with Wi-Fi can have multiple devices connected for shared mobile broadband access over a telco's 3G network. These devices act in a similar manner to regular USB modems to access an Internet connection, but their flexibility means they can connect more than just your notebook.

We've rounded up the best Wi-Fi mobile broadband modems in Australia, both from carriers and third-party manufacturers.

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NetComm MyZone

NetComm's MyZone 3G Wi-Fi router scores points for its stylish, compact design and ease of use, with a particularly impressive set up process. If you're looking for a portable Internet solution, then it's hard to ignore, even if its speed could be improved.

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  • 7th June, 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • NetComm
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  • Pros:
  • Compact size, ease of use and set-up, connects up to 10 devices, excellent UI, advanced set-up options available
  • Cons:
  • Doesn't work with 900MHz networks, slightly slower than regular USB modems
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