ZTE 3HuiTube MF282 4G LTE Router

The 3HuiTube, successor of 3WebCube, is the new wireless router for Austrian mobile operator Three Austria. The HuiTube is not black and angular, but white and round and offers complimentary wireless internet access as LTE connectivity for home.

Features and characteristics of the 3HuiTube
Manufacturer and type designation: ZTE MF282 3HuiTube 
Chipset: not known
LTE Category: CAT4
Download rate up: Up to 150 Mbit/s
Upload rate to: Up to 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands 800 MHz/1800 MHz/2600 MHz
Backward compatible with: DC-HSPA+ / UMTS / GMS
Support of LTE-Advanced No
MIMO Support: Yes, 2×2
External antenna connector: Yes, 3G / 4G via TS-9 (Buy 3HuiTube Antenna)
With integrated telephone system: No
Connector for ISDN telephones: No
Connection for analog telephones: Yes (RJ11)
Integrated answering machine: No
Network | LAN & WLAN
LAN Ports: 1x Gigabit LAN (RJ45)
WLAN Standards: WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
5 GHz WLAN support: Yes
Encryption: WPS, WEP, WPA, WPA2
Wireless Internet Hotspot function: Yes, for up to 64 devices
Battery pack: No
Dimension: 128 x 107 mm
Memory card expansion: No
Release: October 2015
available at: www.4gltemall.com

Technical Features




The 3HuiTube is also constructed unusual: The router part sitting on a dock and can be removed to make it operate with its own plug directly into an AC outlet. A colored LED ring on the lid indicates whether and which network the device just uses.

Configuration in the Web

The operating system of the router produced by Chinese manufacturer ZTE, based on Linux 2.6. On a special website, you can configure the router. Here the user can also program a timer, for example, so that the wireless LAN function turns off automatically at night. About the Bridge mode, you can also directly disable the wireless function. Besides the usual encryption as WPA2, a firewall is installed. Additional features include port forwarding, DynDNS, guest-Fi and DHCP server. The installation should be easy.

WiFi & connections

The 3HuiTube could support WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, both on the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands (dual band) with 2 × 2 MIMO. The router automatically chooses to request the best wireless channel. User can also choose the channel, using the Channel Analysis of the device. According to operator “3”, 3HuiTube can work as a wireless hotspot for up to 64 devices. The router has a Gigabit LAN port (RJ45) and a connection for an analog telephone (RJ11). The webCube has incidentally two TS-9 sockets.



WiFi via mobile


After the SIM card is inserted, the router only needs to be connected to the home network and is then ready for operation. Unfortunately, ZTE has not installed CAT6 module, so with LTE category 4 at 150 Mbit/s downstream and 50 Mbit/s upload is final. If there is no LTE network available, it can continue surfing via HSPA+ with up to 42 Mbit/s.



Availability & Price

The ZTE 3HuiTube is offered by Austria operator 3 in combination with the LTE tariffs. If you would like unlocked 3HuiTube, welcome to check the online store www.4gltemall.com for SIM free units.



ZTE MF282 3HuiTube LTE Router from 3 Austria

HuiTube, which is a pretty unusual name for an LTE router. But it is the latest router model of 3 Austria, which is already on sale. The 3HuiTube has a imposing Video advertised and was presented as the continuous model from 3WebGate 3 and 3WebCube 3. The 3HuiTube comes form the Chinese manufactuer ZTE, the model number is ZTE MF282.

Based on LTE category 4 technology, HuiTube could reach up to 150 MBit/s for download via LTE, the uplink up to 50 Mbit/s. In addition to fast wireless ac, the 3HuiTube includes time switching function, and the router also supports LAN connections.

Design is at the forefront
At first glance, it is clear that the 3HuiTube is not like an ordinary LTE router looks, but can provide a thoroughly chic design. The device consists of two parts, with blue LEDs for an interesting lighting of the device. The round shape is by no means commonplace. The 3HuiTube makes sure a good figure in the home, in contrast to many other router models and it needs not to hide behind the cabinet.


Good Features
The 3HuiTube has three ports next to the connector for the external power supply, the three  connectors include: one type RJ11 for analog phones, a type RJ45 (Gigabit LAN) and also connections for an external antenna. Invisible from the outside, the technology is in the body: There is an LTE Cat4 modem for speeds of up to 150 Mbit/s in download and up to 50 Mbit/s for upload speeds, and it will also automatically switch to UMTS for up to 42.2 Mbit/s (DC-HSPA+) when LTE network is not available.

Also inside the WLAN module, the manufacturer ZTE has built here a dual-band module with support for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, WLAN 802.11ac speed up to 1167 Mbit/s is theoretically possible. Of course, the router is backward compatible with older wireless standards. A maximum of 32 devices can be connected simultaneously to the router.

The 3HuiTube also offers some interesting software functions. For example, the best WLAN frequency band is selected automatically to achieve the best performance. Also, you can configure the wireless network so that it is turned on only at certain times. This timer can be settled through the web interface of the router, there you could also find the other settings.

Free for new contract
The 3HuiTube is now available in white color on www.4gltemall.com, if you get the device through the network provider 3 from Austria, you may need get the tariff simultaneously. Here on www.4gltemall.com you can get the unlocked 3HuiTube without any contract. You can use the device with any network providers in Europe. To have a unique and fashion wireless router, ZTE MF282 3HuiTube may be a good option for you. If you prefer other brand, the similar products, such as Huawei E5180 and E5170 Webcube, are recommended.