4G LTE CellSpot V2 T-mobil

This thing is NOT a signal booster.  It hooks up to your ISP router.   It creates a cell tower in your house by picking up your cell phone signal and sending it out over your router.    I've used a similar device on Ting's CDMA network in the past called a Sprint Airave 2.5.   But this T-Mobile device is for the GSM network.   Does anyone know if it will work with Ting's service?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/4G-LTE-CellSpot-V2-T-mobil-signal-booster-/401693071127?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10

About the device

The 4G LTE CellSpot V2 delivers a strong, reliable wireless 4G LTE signal for customers with or without an indoor cellular signal on compatible 3G, 4G and LTE devices for up to 16 callers at one time anywhere a customer has broadband Internet and T-Mobile wireless spectrum.

 

Firmware Version
  • BSR-17.02.32.a.10.qcom_p.sig0
Eligibility
  • Only one coverage device is allowed per coverage use address.
  • While multiple devices can be in the same general area at different addresses, they do not work together (such as handing off between devices).
  • Only one MSISDN can be associated with the mini tower at any given time.
Performance
  • Provides a dedicated LTE connection in home or small office.
  • Delivers un-congested network capacity and improved 3G/4G UMTS and 4G LTE voice and data performance.
  • Supports up to 16 simultaneous users (8 on 4G LTE and 8 on 3G/4G UMTS).
  • Any T-Mobile customer within range can access this connection and it cannot be blocked.
Coverage
  • Covers an average of 3,000 square feet.
  • No existing in-home signal is required but customers must be within the T-Mobile coverage area.
Installation
  • No complicated wiring is needed.
  • Plug and play in the home or office.
  • Connect to home high-speed Internet and then connect the GPS antenna to the CellSpot.
Supported technologies
  • Supports most 3G/4G UMTS/LTE handsets.
  • Supports both T-Mobile branded handsets and other carriers’ handsets compatible with TMO network.
  • Only T-Mobile customers can use the mini tower.
  • The mini tower supports these technologies:
    • Band 2 LTE (1900) and UMTS
    • Band 4 LTE (2100) and UMTS (U2100) - UMTS/WCDMA/HSPA
    • Band 2 LTE (1900)
  • The mini tower does not support these technologies:
    • Band 12 LTE (L700)
    • 2G
  • If VoLTE is turned off, only the voice service defaults to UMTS.
 

Technical requirements

  • Wired high-speed Internet is required; Satellite Internet is not supported.

  • Below are the minimum speeds needed to support the CellSpot:
    • Ping / latency: 200 ms (or less)
    • Upload: 0.5 Mbps (or more)
    • Download: 2 Mbps (or more)
    • Bridge mode: enabled
    • UDP ports: 123, 500, and 4500 opened
  • Supports 3G/4G UMTS and 4G LTE-capable handsets.
  • T-Mobile branded or gray market devices compatible with TMO network.
  • Must be installed in a location where T-Mobile offers service, owns licensed spectrum and has a local E911 relationship.
  • Only one coverage device is allowed per coverage use address.
  • Only one MSISDN can be associated with the mini tower at any given time.
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  • Hi Heidi,

     The problem with Cellspots is that we are not able to activate them on to an account. This is what stops most from using them on Ting so I would not recommend purchasing the device. As a point of transparency though there have been customers who have been able to use them because they have it activated on T-mobile account. This is not something I recommend since it is a very select few who have been able to make this work. If you would like to read more about that there is a forum post here with both success and failures in using a Cellspot.

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