Having had a bit of a nightmare with SFR recently - 25 days to repair an exterior cut cable (don’t ask!) - I started looking for an alternative solution for our home internet. I can’t go near orange - hate them, so I started a trial with the new (launched Jan 2017) 4G Box from Bouygues @ 32,99€ pm including rental.
So far - bloody brilliant. I get unlimited internet with average download speeds of 45Mbps and upload of 35Mbps. My IPTV is fully connected and functional, great connectivity for our PC’s, mobiles, tablettes, IP Camera’s (local and external access) and our home security system (EPS).
Essentially it’s a Huawei E5180 4G Router which simply and quickly connects to our local 4G mobile network. No need for any ADSL lines / cables for the supply which, as we simply don’t need our landline anymore, is just great! And…no contract.
It’s not available for everyone and is currently being rolled out to selected ‘low population’ areas so as not to be too much of a drain on the local 4G infrastructure. If you’re interested you can perform an eligibility test using the first link above.
I’m 20 days into my 30 day free trial but it looks increasingly likely that I’ll be waving goodbye to SFR! Fabulous