Infuse 4G LTE into your home with Verizon's HomeFusion Broadband service
0. phoneArena 02 May 2012, 14:43 posted on
The device, which costs $199.99 upfront, consists of an external cylinder antenna that is attached to the side of your home. It then feeds the data to a special Verizon router, which then connects via Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n or Ethernet Cable to your Internet devices. Verizon states that data speeds would be between 5-12 Mbps for downloads and 2-5 Mbps for uploads.
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1. -box- (Posts: 3982; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
I read "Infuse 4G LTE" and thought AT&T was coming out with a new version of the Infuse 4G, until I read the rest of the headline.
2. redrooster13 (Posts: 107; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)
That's exactly what I came to this page to say. hahaha
4. sgtdisturbed47 (Posts: 289; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)
It's more affordable per gig than MBB, and the limit is higher. Sure, it can't compete with Cable companies, but seriously, it's a cell phone company offering internet to customers that have no cable or dsl options for internet (and Satellite internet is an expensive waste of time), at cable internet speeds. Not a bad idea.
3. theBankRobber (Posts: 674; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)
Um I pay $40 and get 15mbs down and 1mb up on Verizon's DSL service so why would ANYBODY waste money on their LTE service that's 5-12mb down 2-5up is beyond me.
6. DWillyEfect (Posts: 52; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)
I dunno about now, but at my house the highest DSL I can get is 3.0mbps down, and like .35mbps up. I can't get 4g now, but if the infrastructure improves, it would be better for people in places like me.
7. theBankRobber (Posts: 674; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)
You might want to check and see about advance DSL , I think that's what I got. Its the price point and amount of data for their LTE service that's all wrong. I stream netflix and other movies and would burn through my data quick . 30gig for $120 is just way out their. You could just get Comcast or other providers for way cheaper and have unlimited internet.
8. BuckeyeCadet86 (Posts: 77; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
This service is designed for people who have no access to traditional high speed internet (DSL, CABLE) and rely on either Dial up or Satellite. So your statement assumes that everyone lives with your circumstances- thats a very close-minded and shortsighted view.
5. theoak (Posts: 324; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
For rural folks that only only get satellite, but happen to be in cell range. This could be an option for them.
With all the negativity on WiMax, with CLEAR, I get unlimited with the same download speeds that are being advertised by Verizon. CLEAR locks me down to 1MB up though. Having 2-5MB up would be nice. With WiMax/CLEAR though for $60 with tax, I get unlimited data and phone, with NO caps. I'll stick with CLEAR thank you.
9. JBz007 (Posts: 63; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)
Too bad at this moment the only places you can get 4G are the same places where better internet options are available. When 4G becomes available in more and more rural areas I could see this being a big deal.
10. brikz4real (Posts: 173; Member since: 24 Dec 2008)
The real downfall to this (other than the data caps) is that this works only .... and I mean ONLY .... in VZW's 4G areas. If you are not in a 4G area, you can forget about it. They will not even offer this to you. A sales rep MUST enter your address to see if it's 4G/E911 capable of the install. If not, then no service is offered.