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Posted 1st May

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Here is an interesting alternative to traditional home broadband through a phone line...

Three are offering Unlimited 4G Broadband which includes a Huawei AI Cube B900 router for £24 a month on a 24 month contract.
(£70 cashback is also offered through Quidco.)

I'm seriously considering this for my next broadband package, and ditching the landline completely, and will be used primarily for home broadband.

Currently get around 50-60Mbps speeds on Three, when I run speed tests and anything over 20Mb is perfectly adequate for myself.

I know Three offer the unlimited data SIMO deal for £20 a month with no router, and a deal with a basic Huawei Router for £22 a month. But this just adds another dimension, with the Alexa smart speaker and improved WiFi signal.

The reviews seem very good, with the speaker being of a high quality.

The router part of the speaker offers Ethernet Connectivity, speeds of upto 300Mbps, maximum of 64 connected items, and the WiFi is Dual Band 802.11ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz).

You should be aware, this item needs to be connected to the mains, as their is no battery in the router.

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user.name01/05/2019 12:56

If they did this with sometjing other than Huawei I would be interested


If you are currently using a router provided by your internet provider, the chances are very high that is was made by a company like Huawei, ZTE or Technicolor who are all Chinese companies, but just remove their branding from the router.
Im surprised with the amount of people on here that think they are interesting enough to pique the interest of the Chinese government
I've been using one for the last 6 weeks. I average around 35 down and 25 up, which is completely adequate for me. I found the speed changed massively depending upon where I located it, so it's worth playing around - Windowsill in the dining room was 40% faster than the windowsill in the lounge for instance. Very happy with it, the speaker is decent enough too. Fills a small room just fine, but audiophiles will judge it poorly, I'm sure.
I currently use a Huawei modem with the £20 per month sim and have been testing it alongside virgin. I must say I am impressed by the speeds and can't wait for my contract end with virgin.We have x box, 4k tv and sonos etc all working well
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Hmmm, wish of an this a few weeks ago. Just renewed my BB. That would do my BB to around £8 a month as I wouldn't need the pointless line rental.
Edited by: "deleted1080215" 1st May
Looks good
If they did this with sometjing other than Huawei I would be interested
I currently use a Huawei modem with the £20 per month sim and have been testing it alongside virgin. I must say I am impressed by the speeds and can't wait for my contract end with virgin.We have x box, 4k tv and sonos etc all working well
user.name01/05/2019 12:56

If they did this with sometjing other than Huawei I would be interested


If you are currently using a router provided by your internet provider, the chances are very high that is was made by a company like Huawei, ZTE or Technicolor who are all Chinese companies, but just remove their branding from the router.
tonyd1956501/05/2019 12:58

I currently use a Huawei modem with the £20 per month sim and have been …I currently use a Huawei modem with the £20 per month sim and have been testing it alongside virgin. I must say I am impressed by the speeds and can't wait for my contract end with virgin.We have x box, 4k tv and sonos etc all working well


We've just started doing likewise; the £20 SIM teamed up with a TP-Link TL-MR6400 from Amazon (currently under £70), and the speeds have been more than adequate. (As a bonus we can also take the SIM away with us and stick it in an old Huawei B310 router to avoid paying for WiFi in the few places that don't provide it).
user.name01/05/2019 12:56

If they did this with sometjing other than Huawei I would be interested


Soon Huawei will be everywhere when 5g comes in
tonyd1956518 m ago

I currently use a Huawei modem with the £20 per month sim and have been …I currently use a Huawei modem with the £20 per month sim and have been testing it alongside virgin. I must say I am impressed by the speeds and can't wait for my contract end with virgin.We have x box, 4k tv and sonos etc all working well


I've always been on virgin would this work well if son on xbox me nextflix, daughter computer and wife phone! Looking for alternatives!
madstock11 m ago

We've just started doing likewise; the £20 SIM teamed up with a TP-Link …We've just started doing likewise; the £20 SIM teamed up with a TP-Link TL-MR6400 from Amazon (currently under £70), and the speeds have been more than adequate. (As a bonus we can also take the SIM away with us and stick it in an old Huawei B310 router to avoid paying for WiFi in the few places that don't provide it).


I recently purchased mr6400 for £60 and is excellent.
Ping times must be pretty poor, i get around 8ms ping on fibre.
FlappyPappy01/05/2019 13:26

Ping times must be pretty poor, i get around 8ms ping on fibre.


And that to 99% of the population means nothing...

Could you please translate, and also tell us your findings, as it sounds like your comments were made on assumptions and not facts!
can this be returned if you're not satisfied with the speed and performance? can't see anything on the three site to confirm this
g-diddy41 m ago

If you are currently using a router provided by your internet provider, …If you are currently using a router provided by your internet provider, the chances are very high that is was made by a company like Huawei, ZTE or Technicolor who are all Chinese companies, but just remove their branding from the router.


I'm using datecenter grade Cisco hardware and a virtual appliance for link agg as it happens. No issue with Chinese companies, just Huawei.
Im surprised with the amount of people on here that think they are interesting enough to pique the interest of the Chinese government
flipper11801/05/2019 13:35

can this be returned if you're not satisfied with the speed and …can this be returned if you're not satisfied with the speed and performance? can't see anything on the three site to confirm this


14 days
q44q15 m ago

14 days


thanks this is quite tempting as im just coming to the end od my virgin contract...although I am used to speeds over 100mbps
Will the 4g on hub be faster than my p20's speed? Only get around 10mbps from it at home
Does anyone know if they offer a cooling off period so you can test it without fully committing?
AlexEvans-39769.7763501/05/2019 14:39

Does anyone know if they offer a cooling off period so you can test it …Does anyone know if they offer a cooling off period so you can test it without fully committing?


Its been said, 14 days...
g-diddy1 h, 22 m ago

And that to 99% of the population means nothing...Could you please …And that to 99% of the population means nothing...Could you please translate, and also tell us your findings, as it sounds like your comments were made on assumptions and not facts!


The pings are indeed poor which I believe is a limitation of the technology at the moment. I usually get over 40ms when running a Speedtest as opposed to around 10ms on standard ADSL2+ which this replaced. It’s made zero difference to me though. I’d have thought it’d only be a pain if you do lots of multiplayer gaming.
Ping is only of importance to gamers... I get around 50ms on Three, but in every other respect it beats Vermin Mediocre hands down.
Speeds are reliable, upload is 5 times quicker than my 50mbs cable... and customer service is way better.
Had vm not done me a £14 a month deal, I'd have jumped ship in a heartbeat.
I've been using one for the last 6 weeks. I average around 35 down and 25 up, which is completely adequate for me. I found the speed changed massively depending upon where I located it, so it's worth playing around - Windowsill in the dining room was 40% faster than the windowsill in the lounge for instance. Very happy with it, the speaker is decent enough too. Fills a small room just fine, but audiophiles will judge it poorly, I'm sure.
MrSprkle01/05/2019 14:48

Its been said, 14 days...


Thanks MrSprkle,
I have noted the mistake in my ways and will aim to do better in future.
Anyone know if you can disable the router and use it with a whole home WiFi system like the BT one or TP-Link Deco?
elliott31601/05/2019 14:38

Will the 4g on hub be faster than my p20's speed? Only get around 10mbps …Will the 4g on hub be faster than my p20's speed? Only get around 10mbps from it at home


IF you only get 10mb at home I would say it would be doubtful
Can I take this mobile?? I.e to a caravan?
I live on a new build estate and Openreach have no plans to bring fibre any time soon. You sir, may have just saved my life. I’d triple heat if I could.
gsusx01/05/2019 15:30

IF you only get 10mb at home I would say it would be doubtful


Not so, battery v performance, and you can add external antennas to routers not most mobiles
KieranDewsnap23 m ago

Can I take this mobile?? I.e to a caravan?


Only if you have somewhere to plug it into mains and can get a Three signal...

This isn't really considered a portable router, and more an alternative home router using a mobile network, as opposed to the traditional broadband suppliers through a phone line.

But nothing stopping you packing it away and taking it to different locations.
Just did a speed test on my laptop tethered to my Oneplus 6 on Three not bad.
Altho i get over 100mb download on the phone itself.

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wondaaaa101/05/2019 16:09

I live on a new build estate and Openreach have no plans to bring fibre …I live on a new build estate and Openreach have no plans to bring fibre any time soon. You sir, may have just saved my life. I’d triple heat if I could.


Took them 6 years on our new build estate. But we now have full fttp 300mb download and 50mb upload so kind of worth the wait.
lukefez5 m ago

Took them 6 years on our new build estate. But we now have full fttp 300mb …Took them 6 years on our new build estate. But we now have full fttp 300mb download and 50mb upload so kind of worth the wait.


We’d have three years still to wait based on this! Glad I’ve ordered it now
My girlfriend has just got this, i did a speedtest and it was 7.something mb it said i needed to download the alexa app to my phone so it started from the play store and said 1h to download 86mb apk, i then switched over to her sky bb witch 3.5mb ,isnt fibre "cant get it" and it said 10 mins to download, her daughter then said its rubbish , snapchat was taking too long, has anybody else noticed anything like this, i thought it should blow the socks off non fibre bb, cheers.
seaniboy01/05/2019 16:12

Not so, battery v performance, and you can add external antennas to …Not so, battery v performance, and you can add external antennas to routers not most mobiles


thats not the case for this deal though is it.... also whats battery got to do with it ???
KieranDewsnap1 h, 34 m ago

Can I take this mobile?? I.e to a caravan?


Yes deffo, needs to be plugged into the mains tho
lukefez53 m ago

Took them 6 years on our new build estate. But we now have full fttp 300mb …Took them 6 years on our new build estate. But we now have full fttp 300mb download and 50mb upload so kind of worth the wait.



Some exchanges are still on broadband or even dial up they’ve been waiting forever and a decade, the wait hasn’t been worth it l!
AlexEvans-39769.776353 h, 4 m ago

Thanks MrSprkle, I have noted the mistake in my ways and will aim to do …Thanks MrSprkle, I have noted the mistake in my ways and will aim to do better in future.


See that you do
gsusx58 m ago

thats not the case for this deal though is it.... also whats battery got …thats not the case for this deal though is it.... also whats battery got to do with it ???


Battery v performance isn’t the same as a steady electrical current for mobile reception performance or Wi-fi, P20 v 4G 4x4router will yield different results in the exact same spot
Edited by: "seaniboy" 1st May
jaddy1 h, 1 m ago

My girlfriend has just got this, i did a speedtest and it was 7.something …My girlfriend has just got this, i did a speedtest and it was 7.something mb it said i needed to download the alexa app to my phone so it started from the play store and said 1h to download 86mb apk, i then switched over to her sky bb witch 3.5mb ,isnt fibre "cant get it" and it said 10 mins to download, her daughter then said its rubbish , snapchat was taking too long, has anybody else noticed anything like this, i thought it should blow the socks off non fibre bb, cheers.


takes time to settle in, less than BT provided, you need to try different windows around the house. Snapchat shouldn’t have a problem unless someone is streaming HD - on 7 megs
FlappyPappy7 h, 29 m ago

Ping times must be pretty poor, i get around 8ms ping on fibre.


Ping against what web or server ip?
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