MiFi Novatel Wireless

MiFi Novatel Wireless

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The MiFi is a device that allows you to connect to the Internet. It is portable so you can connect a mobile device almost wherever you go (for example: at home, on the bus, in the park, etc.) The MiFi may not be compatible with all devices.
Audience: Please return the MiFi to the service desk you borrowed it from. Do not place in drop boxes inside or outside the library.
Replacement cost of MiFi is $299.00.
For use in Canada only.
Characteristics: 1 MiFi device, 1 USB cable, 1 wall charger, 1 Quick start guide.


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VaughanPLLuba Feb 01, 2017

I love it. I have Rogers as internet provide and MIFI It is much better then Rogers

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Nov 23, 2019

I would like to comment on the review posted by orlandotexas.

Devices that connect to the mifi as wifi clients do not infuence the mobile/LTE link already established between bell and the mifi. Where exactly is the very weak signal mentioned by the reviewer? Do the bars indicate the wifi or lte connection? Did he experience the lag anywhere or only in the john and bayview area? I believe the laptop had more success than the smartphones due to relaxed timings of its wifi adapter driver, either windows or linux. On the other hand, the wifi drivers of the smartphones (android or apple) probably employ stricter values, thus timing out at the smallest link quality drop. Very little information is provided.

With the above said, I am extremely satisfied with the mifi. Kudos to Vaughan Public Library for providing us with this wonderful device. I have one complaint though: 20 units could increase to 40.


Aug 21, 2018

If it not a good technology, then we need to take corrective actions to make it work.
Library Staff needs to comment- silence means nothing.

Mar 07, 2018

I would not recommend borrowing this at all. It is so very slow and unreliable, at least in John and Bayview area in Markham. The signal is so weak that none of my smart phones can connect to it. Only my IBM laptop can see the very weak signal (barely 2-3 bars) and it take over an hour to load Gmail sign in page. This is ridiculous, at least in this area. It is much faster to walk to Library.


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Dec 20, 2020

Other: MIFI's SMS getting spam and/or phishing links. Simply delete messages.

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