Monthly Archives: September 2017

USB WiFi adapter on desktop computer connected to JioFi 3 router, improves Jio 4G Internet speed to 4 Mbps or more (in my Puttaparthi flat)

Last updated on 1st Oct. 2017 “TP-Link TL-WN725N 150Mbps Wireless N Nano USB Adapter”, https://www.amazon.in/TP-Link-TL-WN725N-150Mbps-Wireless-Adapter/dp/B008IFXQFU gives my PC desktop computer the ability to connect via WiFi to JioFi 3 4G router. It typically gives, as of now at least, a … Continue reading

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Flaky/unstable solution to JioFi 3 4G router USB tethering to Windows 10 lag problem and perhaps freeze problem too

Last update on 25th Sept. 2017 This post follows up my recent post, Interesting info. on USB tethering on Windows 10 problems which I think applies to JioFi 3 4G router too, https://goo.gl/SWRjFd. The above post covers the solution of … Continue reading

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Interesting info. on USB tethering on Windows 10 problems which I think applies to JioFi 3 4G router too

The problem: When I connect JioFi 3 via USB tethering to my Windows 10 OS desktop computer it takes some time for the browser to connect to Internet sites (a lag issue). After some lag it starts working, and works … Continue reading

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With Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Mobo upgrade on desktop comp, 5m long USB cable conn to Jio 4G dongle and router is not working well

I recently upgraded my old Motherboard (Asus M2NPV-VM) based desktop computer to a new motherboard based one, which forced me to change processor and RAM too due to compatibility issues. The new motherboard is Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 rev 6.0, https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-78LMT-USB3-rev-60#ov. Windows … Continue reading

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Speed tests of Jio 4G Internet connection through JioFi 3 router in my Puttaparthi flat

Last updated on 18th Sept. 2017 Summary of results from Jio 4G WiFi router (JioFi 3) Internet speed tests conducted today (17th Sept. 2017) in my flat in Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India are given below. Note that the Internet service … Continue reading

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Bought a new JioFi (WiFi) Internet access device; Getting its free data offer to work needed calls to Jio customer care

Last updated on 17th Sept. 2017 Over the past few weeks I have got comfortable with using Jio 4G Mobile Internet via a USB modem (dongle) with a Rs. 399 plan giving 1 GB/day for 84 days [see http://www.jio.com/en-in/4g-plans%5D, as … Continue reading

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To have two active Jio 4G Internet connections you need two Jio SIMs and two plans; One Jio SIM cannot have two active 4G plans

I wanted to know if I could have two Jio plans simultaneously associated with my Jio SIM, and could have the ability to switch from one plan to another on the same SIM, using the Jio web portal interface. Jio … Continue reading

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BSNL 3G Mobile Internet desperately attempts to compete with 4G service providers; BSNL 3G speed tests on 13th Sept. 2017 in Puttaparthi

Last updated on 21st Sept. 2017 This post is more of a record of how Jio 4G Internet pricing and delivery (of decent speed mobile broadband Internet) has forced Indian govt.’s big telecom company, BSNL, to respond. BSNL does not … Continue reading

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Windows Update using Mobile Internet plan with 1GB/day 4G speed data limit in Puttaparthi

Recently a Facebook friend of mine, based in Puttaparthi (in Andhra Pradesh state of India), messaged me about problems she faced with her Airtel 4G plan with 1 GB/day 4G speed data limit, which she is using as the Internet … Continue reading

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USB 4G Internet dongle in balcony connected to Laptop inside room using long (5m) USB cable improves speed significantly

Last updated on 7th Sept. 2017 My previous post, “How improved 4G signal strength helps usually to improve 4G Internet connection speed”, https://goo.gl/xoMURw, showed that my Dell Mini-Laptop (ML) with Huawei USB 4G Dongle connected directly at one of its … Continue reading

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