Summary: Good value for a cheapie. New swoopy case unlike illustration on this page. Took minutes to identify Huawei 3G modems but solid after that. Daylight savings setting won’t work correctly for southern hemisphere. Otherwise pretty solid.
Pros: When first connected it worked as advertised. Secure and fast. Easy to connect with multiple devices. We were very happy, initially.
Cons: After about 45 days it would lose connection to the internet. We were constantly re-setting the router. We finally took it off and put our old D-Link router back on. It's a bit of a dinosaur, but at least it's dependable and maintains connection. In the 3 years we've owned that router, we never once had to re-set it to reconnect. The modem, yes, the old router, no. The hassle to go through with securing an exchange and/or refund is always frustrating and time consumin...
Summary: Just tried it today. Works great. The signal strength on the router shows constantly 38% but the actual speed has not changed whether I connect it direct to the pc or through the router. When connected direct to pc the signal shows 4-5 bars on the bigpond software.