Fixed Wireless Internet

How to set up your Fixed LTE Wireless Device

Once you have received your Fixed LTE Wireless device, check the package contents.

  • 1 x LTE-A Router.
  • 1 x Power Supply.
  • 1 x LTE-A SIM Card (Pre-inserted in the router)

Connect the power cable into the device and plug into a power outlet.

Connect your PC or laptop to the device. The device has been pre-configured with the Wi-Fi settings for you. The Wi-Fi name and password can be found on the Afrihost welcome letter within the box.

Your router comes preconfigured with the APN and Wi-Fi settings, however in the event that you need to reset and reconfigure the router please follow the below steps:

How to configure your Huawei Fixed LTE Device

  1. Connect to your router via LAN cable or Wi-Fi.
  2. Open your internet browser.
  3. Enter 192.168.8.1 into the search bar and hit enter to search.
  4. Select ‘Settings’ on the left-hand side.
  5. Enter the default username name and password.
  6. Select ‘Dial-Up’ option.
  7. Select ‘Profile Management’.
  8. Select ‘New Profile’ and enter the following details:

  9. Profile Name: Afrihost
    Username and Password: Leave these blank
    IP Type: IPv4
    APN: afrihost (all lower case, no spaces)
    Click ‘Save’.

  10. Select the new profile you have created.
  11. Click Save and Apply.

Reset the device? The default Wi-Fi setting can be found on a sticker underneath the router.

Data usage. Read more on How to view your Fixed Wireless data usage.

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