This device has been discontinued or we consider it obsolete. While current owners of this device may continue to find performance to be adequate for the foreseeable tech-future, we do not recommend upgrading to or purchasing this device.
NOTE: The Unite Pro is being eclipsed by the AT&T Unite Explore, a newer and more technologically advanced design.
The Unite Pro has been AT&T's flagship mobile hotspot since September 2014 - and it earned a place as one of our top picks.
It even addresses some of the little annoyances that plagued many previous mobile hotspots.
The Unite Pro costs $199 without a contract, or $49 with a two-year contract.
- # of Connected Devices: 15 Wi-Fi / Supports USB Tethering
WiFiRanger Tethering: Tested & Works
Pepwave Tethering: Tested & Works (not officially supported)
MoFi Tethering: Tested & Works
Control Panel: http://192.168.1.1 / http://attunitepro
Default Password: "attadmin"
- Networks supported:
LTE Bands: 2, 4, 5, 17
4G/3G: HSPA+ 850/1900/2100MHz - Global roaming supported.
2G: GSM EDGE - NOT supported!
- LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: Yes (2x 10MHz channels)
- LTE Performance Category: Category 4
(Max Theoretical Speed: 150Mbps Down / 50Mbps Up)
- Cellular Antenna Ports: 2x MIMO / TS9 Connectors (Right is Primary)
- Wi-Fi Technology / Frequencies: 802.11 b/g/n - Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz
- Dimensions: 4.41" x 2.68" x 0.75" / 5.82 oz
- SIM Card Type: 3FF / Micro SIM
- Retail Price: $199
Review & Testing Status
Netgear provided us a review unit in September 2014 and we have extensively used this device as our primary AT&T mobile hotspot since.
The Review in a Nutshell:
If you are looking for a hotspot on AT&T's network, this is a great option.
It may cost a bit more up front, but in the long run this is a solid choice with support for AT&T's future network technologies that will keep delivering increasing performance over the coming years as the other hotspot models are left behind, stuck in the slow lane and increasingly obsolete.
The rest of our in-depth review below in the member section includes these topics:
- *new* Video Overview and Tutorial
- Cool Unite Pro Features
- AT&T's Most Future-Proof Option - LTE-Advanced Arrives
- SIM Compatibility
- Unite Pro Bugs, Glitches, and Annoyances
- Performance Results
- Unite Pro Alternatives
Potential Alternatives to Consider:
For other popular mobile hotspots on the market - here are our featured options:
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