FAQ about T-Mobile Home Internet
What is LTE home internet?
LTE home internet is a new type of ISP that delivers an internet connection through cell phone networks. Although not as fast as fiber or cable, LTE internet is much less expensive to install than other types of internet and offers more data and lower latency than satellite internet. Using existing cellular towers, LTE internet delivers ample internet speeds for streaming, video conferencing, email, browsing, online shopping, and most other online activities.2,3
Is T-Mobile Home Internet good for gaming?
T-Mobile Home Internet can work for gaming but it may not work with some gaming systems because the T-Mobile modem/router combo doesn’t have port forwarding or bridge mode. As far as internet download speeds go, T-Mobile Home Internet is fast enough to support most online gaming, although the latency (averaging 30 to 50 ms) is a little higher than recommended for fast-paced games.
Does T-Mobile Home Internet have data caps?
No, T-Mobile LTE Home Internet does not have a data cap. Customers have unlimited data on this internet plan.
Can you stream on T-Mobile home internet?
Yes, you can stream with T-Mobile home internet service. Video streaming services recommend internet with at least 3 to 5 Mbps download speeds, and T-Mobile provides adequate speeds for streaming, even on multiple devices.
Do I have to pay for installation for T-Mobile Home Internet?
No, you don’t have to pay for T-Mobile internet installation because it’s self-installed. You will have a box delivered to your home that contains a router/modem and instructions. All you have to do is plug it in, select the network on your devices, and install the backup battery in the modem.
How does T-Mobile’s LTE Wi-Fi plan work?
T-Mobile’s LTE Home Internet/Wi-Fi plan connects your home network to the internet using cellular data. The T-Mobile modem/router converts the cellular data signal into a Wi-Fi signal you can use to connect your devices.