Product Overview: ZTE Velocity USB Modem for AT&T (USB Cellular Modem)

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The ZTE Velocity USB Modem (MF861) is AT&T's latest USB cellular modem, released in April 2017.

This USB modem is a 'plug and play' solution for those looking for AT&T based cellular internet connections for a single device (i.e. laptop).


  • # of Devices Supported: 1
  • Networks supported:
    AT&T LTE Bands: 2, 4, 5, 12, 29, 30
    4G: HSPA+
    3G/UMTS: 850/900/1900/2100MHz
  • LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: 1st generation
  • LTE Performance Category: Cat 6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Cellular Antenna Ports: None
  • Dimensions: 3.82'' x 1.30'' x 0.63'' / 3.18 oz
  • SIM Card Type: Nano SIM
  • Retail Price:  $119.99

Testing Status: We are not currently testing this unit.

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USB Modem designed for use with AT&T cellular data.

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