Using phone plans in routers

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Re: Using phone plans in routers

Post by jayfar » Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:56 pm

I have Visible in my phone but have tested it in the Pepwave and it works well.
I recently got setup with Visible and it works great in my phone. I then tried it in the PepWave and it gets stuck on "obtaining ip address" for me. I tried my AT&T SIM in the PepWave and it worked perfect.

Was there anything you had to do custom/special for the Visible / Pepwave combo?

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Re: Using phone plans in routers

Post by Didneywhorl » Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:29 am

the pepwave is likely trying to use standard Verizon APNs, which is likely:

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vzwinternet
instead of Visibles APN:

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vsblinternet
I'm not sure where in the UI it would be, not familiar, but there should be a place you can force/override the APN.

The other issue you will have is you really need to set the TTL and HL to 64 in order to bypass the 5Mbps hotspot speed limit.

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Re: Using phone plans in routers

Post by jayfar » Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:02 pm

The "vsblinternet" as the APN made it work for me. I also set the TTL as you recommended. Thanks!

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