Gaming via Cellular Connections
Gaming over the cellular network (any cellular network, really) will not be like gaming on a hardwired connection. Most games can be played successfully, so long as you are not hosting over cellular.
In the world of gaming consoles, there are three NAT types that classify the connectivity they have to other players over the Internet:
- Open NAT (Type 1 | A) – all is permitted – your gaming device can connect to anyone’s games and host games. Plus – other users will be able to find and connect to the games you are hosting. This is usually the case when your console is connected directly to the Internet with no router or firewall.
- Moderate NAT (Type 2 | B) – your gaming console will be able to connect to other players, but some functions will be limited. When connecting to the Internet through a router that is configured properly, you’ll get this NAT type.
- Strict NAT or CG-NAT (Type 3 | C) – your gaming device has limited connectivity with other players. Other players on a moderate or strict NAT will not be able to join your hosted games. This is the case when the router doesn’t have any open ports.
Due to cellular providers using Carrier Grade NAT, hundreds or thousands of users share the same IP Address or IP Range resulting in STRICT NAT, with no non-technical work-around to reduce the NAT Level. This is beyond the scope of support offered by Travel Data, and our support teams are not able to troubleshoot these requests.
Supported Cellular Frequencies/Signals for Travel Data Equipment
Our devices currently support frequencies that can provide: 5G: Band n71 (600 MHz) Frequencies that can provide Extended Range LTE Band 12 (700 MHz) Frequencies that can provide LTE: Band 2 (1900 MHz) Band 5 (850 MHz) Band 4 (1700/2100 MHz) Band 66 ...
Check for Cellular Connection
Coverage Maps Your device needs a cellular signal in order to connect to the internet. First, use the coverage maps below to ensure you're located in a covered area. Travel Data Red Plan Coverage Map Travel Data Blue Plan Coverage Map Travel Data ...
Comparing your cellular phone to your cellular router
Speeds vary widely depending on a number of factors, including distance to tower, and the available bandwidth at the tower you're connected to. Download speeds can range from 1Mbps to 40Mbps and Upload speeds can range from 1Mbps to 25Mbps. We are ...
How to Check if a Peplink Cellular Router Supports RemoteSIM
1. Login to your routers control panel then 2. Go to Network (Top tab), then WAN (Left-side tab), and click Details on any cellular WAN. This will open the WAN Connection Settings page. 3. Scroll down to Cellular settings. If you can see the Remote ...
How can I manually select the cellular network with the Remote Sim-BestCarrier service?
Customers with the Travel Data BestCarrier service featuring Peplink Remote Sim technology can manually request a carrier lock/unlock using this online form or by logging into their account dashboard and selecting the Remote Sim Manual Selection ...