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  1. I would not recommend this modem for use in a router, it's just too finicky. I got the enclosure from eBay from a private seller and there isn't any information as to what model it is. It's just an M.2 to USB 3.0 adapter with an additional power input. That being said, an update from my original post is that I was able to get OpenWRT to use the Fibocom modem in MBIM mode. This allows for much faster data speeds (100+ Mbps). I actually used GoldenORB Rooter Project, a modded version of OpenWRT. Make sure that you get the HP version of the module if you want to use it on Sprint. Plus all m
  2. Where did you get RM510 or RM500 at? I see a few "ship now" for sale on Alibaba for $300.
  3. I'm probably going to go with the S20+. I want a 1440p screen and mmWave 5G. I can deal with the bloat if it means better software updates and access to Live Caption. Maybe even the S20 I may consider losing mmWave.
  4. My LG V50 line is now eligible for an early upgrade, however there aren't any offers yet. I'm in the Michigan market. I have 6 months left to go of my lease. I assume once I get some type of notification the offers will be applied. Anyone else see the same? I wonder if they are targeting V50 users to offer V60 upgrades? I'd prefer the S20 series more just because of the 1440p display and better security patch updates. I do like the dual screen option of the V60 however.
  5. Some additional information about how T-Mobile plans to upgrade legacy Sprint 5G customers: I'm glad that they aren't just restricting it to just customers in prior Sprint 5G markets.
  6. Just got a text, Sprint is shutting down their 5G network today it seems:
  7. The offer also works for lease payments: https://www.cnet.com/news/t-mobile-to-redeploy-sprints-midband-5g-spectrum-in-new-york-in-may/
  8. I don't think so. In the CNET article, they talk about an 18 month lease which Sprint only does. Sprint's S20 will get an update to connect to T-Mobile's 5G so there's no issue there.
  9. I had one of these near my old house for Sprint. Still to this day it's still on B25 only.
  10. Sprint has created the landing page for Sprint/T-Mobile merger. If the rumors for the merger finalizing tomorrow are true, the link should work: sprint.com/merger Right now you'll see a 404 page error but if you look at the url, it changes to: sprint.com/en/landings/welcome-to-tmo.html?ECID=vanity:tmomerger. It's probably a welcome to T-Mobile page.
  11. Hey everyone, I wanted to share something that I've been working on. I bought a Fibocom 850GL from eBay (the HP version) for about $30. My original intention was to create a DIY Portable Mobile Hotspot with a Raspberry Pi acting as the router and a TP Link WR902ac for a fast WiFi AP. I got two Cradlepoint antennas (I didn't trust any cheap ones on eBay/Amazon) that is rated to pickup 2.5 GHz and put the modem in an enclosure that converts from M.2 to USB 3.0 with a SIM slot. You can see it all together held by rubber bands (there is also a 20,000 mAh battery underneath it all):
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