5G Commercial is about to Start, Qualcomm is still the Leader

Recently, the news about Huawei Honor 7C mobile phone is used Qualcomm’s processor has attracted widespread attention. This means that Huawei has adopted the “self-research + Qualcomm” market strategy, so as to catch the global Qualcomm 5G Express!

Qualcomm 5G Chipset around the World
Speaking of Qualcomm’s 5G R&D, it was started as early as 10 years ago. At October 2016, Qualcomm had released a global 5G modem and named it Snapdragon X50. Since then, Qualcomm has improved the X50 5G modem constantly. By March 2017, the Snapdragon X50 has achieved full-frequency coverage, and it can achieve multi-mode coverage of 2G/3G/4G/5G through a single chip, and it also meets the 3GPP 5G new air interface standard.
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5G Network will be Available in 2019

WANT to download or upload movies in minutes? That will be come true in 2019. The next-generation 5G network makes this possible. Now, some of the world-leading telecommunication carriers are spending millions developing, testing and deploying 5G networks ahead of their launch with a view to providing fast mobile internet services.

News from the telcos

In Barcelona, Telstra has laid out parts of its roadmap for the mobile evolution to 5G, announcing that its 5G network will go live in 2019 across major cities and what it’s calling a “number” of regional centers in 2019.

Telstra has announced that its hit peak lab speeds of up to 2 Gigabits per second (Gbps) using Qualcomm’s latest category 20 compatible modem, the Snapdragon X24.

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Netgear M1 Enable DMZ Settings

The DMZ feature is helpful when using some online games and video conferencing applications that are incompatible with NAT. In a demilitarized zone (DMZ) network configuration, a computer runs outside the firewall in the DMZ. This computer intercepts incoming Internet traffic, providing an extra layer of protection for the rest of the network, and sending all incoming data to a particular IP address.

If you want to ebable the DMZ feature of your mobile hotspot Netgear Nighthawk M1 please follow the steps to enable the DMZ and designate a computer to screen incoming traffic.

1. From a computer that is connected to your Nighthawk M1’s network, launch a web browser.
2. Enter http://m.home or http://192.168.1.1.
A login page displays.
3. Enter the administrator login password.
4. Select SETTINGS > Advanced > Other. The Other page displays.
5. Select the Enable check box.
6. In the DMZ Address field, enter the IP address of the computer to which you want all data sent.
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Use WPS to Connect to Netgear Nighthawk M1 Wi-Fi Network

WPS, also known as Wi-Fi Protected Setup, is a network security standard which is used to securely connect your devices to your wireless network and is also used to secure your Wi-Fi network. This WPS can be found on most of mobile hotspot routers, including the Netgear Nighthawk M1.

By using this WPS features, any device can be connected to your M1’s Wi-Fi network without the need of the entering Wi-Fi network’s password or accessing the configuration page. However, in order to use this feature, your Wi-Fi device must support WPS. It works only for wireless networks that have WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security.

There are two ways for you to use the WPS with M1 router.

Use WPS From the NETGEAR Mobile App
1. On your smartphone, connect to the mobile router’s WiFi network.
2. Launch the NETGEAR Mobile app.
3. Swipe down. The dashboard displays.
4. Tap WiFi to show the Wi-Fi page.
5. Tap WPS.
6. Within two minutes, tap or click the WPS button on the mobile device or computer that you want to connect.
Your mobile router M1 and the mobile Wi-Fi device or computer communicate and establish the connection.

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How to turn ON or OFF the UPnP Feature on Netgear Nighthawk M1

Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is a standard that helps devices, such as Internet appliances and computers, access the network and connect to other devices as needed. UPnP is beneficial when you use applications such as multiplayer gaming, peer-to-peer connections, or real-time communications such as instant messaging or remote assistance. By default, UPnP is enabled in the Netgear Nighthawk M1 mobile router.

This article will guide you on how to turn ON or OFF the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) feature on your Netgear Nighthawk M1 MR1100 mobile router from the NETGEAR Mobile App and Web broswer.

Turn UPnP Off/On From the NETGEAR Mobile App
By default, UPnP is enabled in the mobile router, but you can disable and enable this feature.
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Netgear Nighthawk M1 IP Passthrough

“IP Passthrough allows you to assign a public IP address to a device connected to your Netgear Nighthawk M1 router. Whether you’re looking to use a third party router or troubleshoot possible connectivity issues, IP Passthrough bypasses your M1’s internal routing.

If you enable this IP Passthrough mode of your M1, Wi-Fi is disabled and you must use a USB cable to tether the device. And this feature is available to Windows computer users. If you are a Mac user, do not enable the IP Passthrough because you will be unable to access your M1.

Here are the instruction for you to enable the IP passthrough mode.

1. From a computer that is connected to your network, launch a web browser.
2. Enter http://m.home or http://192.168.1.1.
A login page displays.
3. Enter the administrator login password.
The password is case-sensitive.
4. Select SETTINGS > Setup > Router Setup.
The ROUTER SETUP page displays.
5. Select the IP PASSTHROUGH ON button.
The default selection is AUTO.

How to Specify the Pool of IP Addresses Assigned by Nighthawk M1?

As a mobile hotspot router, the Netgear Nighthawk M1 MR1100 is acted as a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server by default. It assigns IP,
DNS server, and default gateway addresses to all computers connected to the LAN. The assigned default gateway address is the LAN address of the router.

These addresses must be part of the same IP address subnet as the router’s LAN IP address. Using the default addressing scheme, define a range between 192.168.1.2 and 192.168.1.254, although you can save part of the range for devices with fixed addresses. If you want to specify the pool of IP addresses that the M1 assigns, here are the steps for you.

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How to Update the Netgear Nighthawk M1 Mobile Router Firmware

Keeping your Netgear Nighthawk M1‘s firmware up to date improves the performance of your M1 and helps to protect your network against the latest security threats. However, there may cause some unpredictable issues after updating, such as cannot access the internet, cannot start the M1, etc,. So please do the updating before thinking it carefully.

Update Firmware From an Alert
1. Open the alert.
2. Click the Download button.
When the download completes, the mobile router displays an alert with an Install now button.
3. Click the Install now button.
The update installs. The mobile router reboots automatically and uses the new software.

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Netgear Nighthawk M1 Does Not Connect to the Cellular Network

If your Netgear Nighthawk M1 MR1100 mobile router cannot connect to your service provider’s mobile broadband network, try the following suggestions:
– Make sure that your SIM account is active. To check SIM status, contact your Internet service provider.
– If you use a prepaid SIM card, make sure that the account balance is positive.
– If your mobile router still does not connect, you might need to create or update the default connection profile.
To check the default connection profile settings:
1. From a computer that is connected to your network, launch a web browser.
2. Enter http://m.home or http://192.168.1.1.
A login page displays.
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Netgear Nighthawk M1 Specify Cellular Settings

An APN is a gateway from your carrier’s cellular network to another network, the APN you configure determines the IP address that your Opengear device is assigned.
When you purchase your cellular plan, your carrier will provide you with various settings. These settings vary by carrier. In most cases, to configure your cellular modem to connect to your carrier the only information required is the APN and sometimes a username and password – all other fields may be left at their defaults.

As the unlocked Netgear Nighthawk M1 router could work with any carriers, setting the APN is neccessary sometime. Take a look at the following steps to set the APN option.

Specify Cellular Settings From the NETGEAR Mobile App
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