Fast and readily accessible information has become an important part of our daily lives these days. Internet thus becomes our basic necessity and for that we have dialups, DSL, and Wi-Fi. But for ultra portable and wireless connectivity we have now wound up with the Mi-Fi giving a rate over 100Mbps. But, a Mi-Fi, what on Earth could that be?
Well for most of you who don’t know, Mi-Fi is a short form for ‘My Wi-Fi’ ;.But this again cannot be referred to just any Wi-Fi internet device such as for instance routers, receivers, and transmitters. The Mi-Fi is a small, portable, mobile broadband connectivity device that provides a permanent hotspot to its user irrespective of where he or she goes.
A Mi-Fi device performs all the functions required for connecting as much as 5 wireless internet devices and has the capability to receive, transmit, and provide connectivity all at the same time. You may be wondering as to what’s different about this revolutionary product as this really is just another invention. Well, you’d be surprised to learn that this revolutionary product is less than how big is a charge card, can easily fit into your pocket, has no plugs, no leads, and provides completely hassle free 3G and now 4G connectivity especially important for those laptop and notebook users that are always on the go.
The Mi-Fi device is also known as a clever mobile hotspot for such a great and convenient method of staying connected over the internet. It is famous to work well with 3G cellular networks, although according to some sources, the 4G technology may also offer seamless connectivity. The device is proven to spread its internet cloud for about a spherical diameter of 30 feet to any wi-fi enabled device that you could think of. Many users may also put it to use to produce cheap or somewhat free calls by having its internet technology and VoIP options in cell phones and notebooks these days.
The benefits of the Mi-Fi devices are numerous but there is just one drawback that says everything, and that could obviously be the price to make use of it. You will always have to pay more for convenience and the unit itself is proven to cost around $400, many cellular companies offering service packages for corporate users on these units go from $59.99 and up. Currently the key leaders because of their services on this revolutionary product include Novatel, Verizon, and Vodafone etc.