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Sun, May 5, 2019 11:49 AM

3g micro cell

I keep getting this txt mssg but not sure if it’s legitimate so I hesitate to respond.

 

(Free AT&T Txt Msg) Error 102-The registered address does not match the actual device location. Call 1-800-331-0500 or visit att.com/3GMicroCell

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OttoPylot

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9 months ago

@Jtuckersc  - the text message is legitimate. It's telling you that AT&T can not verify the physical location of the MicroCell based on the address that was used when it was registered/activated.

 

Are you trying to setup a used MicroCell, have you moved since you registered/activated it, is your internet service land based (cable or DSL)? A little more information would be helpful.

 

Do keep in mind that sales of the MicroCell were discontinued at the end of 2017 because the MicroCell has reached its EOL. The service itself will continue until AT&T begins to transition away from their 3G network. WiFI-C (WiFi Calling) is what we, and AT&T recommend now if your phone is capable.

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1 month ago

AT&Ts Microcells never did any type of LTE. Their Metrocells do though. The new ones do band 14. You can get them for up to 75% off thru National snaptube telegram web Business sales.

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OttoPylot

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@adomanim

The AT&T Metrocells are basically for business and they are cellular boosters, not femtocells like the MicroCell is, which has always been 3G only. The Metrocells are expensive and they have not received good reviews. If you're going to go the cellular booster route you'd be better off to read my Cellular Booster Guide and look into some of the models mentioned there. However, you still need to get at least one, preferably two or more consistent signal bars for them to work adequately.

Like the MicroCell, the Metrocells need a solid GPS signal and a connection to your router. They should also be placed high up on a wall, not a desktop or shelf like the MicroCell.

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