The Netgear Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot Router goes on sale Friday for $50 when you buy it with a two-year AT&T contract, at a minimum of $20 per month plus taxes, activation fee and so on. However, mobile network operators must also support this standard. IT'S 5G WIFI MADE EASY. Especially in light of the recent KRACK Wi-Fi security hack, you should be careful about using public Wi-Fi networks. You can use the Nighthawk on the AT&T network when necessary, then connect it to Ethernet when available, such as at a hotel that offers wired in-room Internet access; it can also offload via WiFi. Prepare for canned responses with links to press releases you've already read... oh wait, I see it right there, above this comment. Called the Netgear Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot Pro, the device will be available on Sept. 18 for $510, or $17 per month on a 30-month installment plan. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Going on sale elsewhere outside NA means nothing, since the bands are not compatible. @Blanca_O  quite honestly providing the link to the January press release at CES 2020 is useless. That would be something I more likely get an answer too! As the successor to the Nighthawk M1, Netgear presented a new 5G mobile router Nighthawk M2 for the Australian network carrier Telstra at CES 2019. AT&T has teamed up with Netgear to create the first mobile hotspot that claims to use its "5G Evolution" standard for superfast data. No software installation, share with up to 20 WiFi devices. Disclaimer: This question is for Netgear stuff or company's insiders only, who have the actual information I'm seeking. The router also supports sharing content from a microSD card or a USB flash drive. Netgear Nighthawk M5 5G WiFI 6 MR5200 US Availability, Re: Netgear Nighthawk M5 5G WiFI 6 MR5200 US Availability. According to the Telstra news, the Nighthawk M2 is the world’s fastest 4G device on Australia’s fastest mobile network, and it’s said the M2 was already under test and it would be available in the market in early 2019. However, the price of Netgear Nighthawk M2 is not yet known, but we will keep updating the news. The Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot Router's isn't 5G, but its 5G Evolution speeds are said to be up to twice as fast as 4G LTE, which averages around 10 … Re: Netgear Nighthawk M5 5G WiFI 6 MR5200 US Avail... Blanca_O  quite honestly providing the link to the January press release at CES 2020 is useless. The router can also double as a portable power bank to charge small USB devices such as a smartphone or USB gaming pad. The hotspot should still give you very good performance though, and its myriad of features seem well worth the commitment, if you use a lot of data and multiple devices away from your home network. The 256QAM modulation is supported not only in the downlink but also in the uplink. According to AT&T, its 5G Evolution features twice as fast speeds as standard LTE in some places (Indianapolis and Austin, specifically). You can manage the rest of its features via the AT&T Wi-Fi manager on a device connected to the hotspot or via the Netgear app. Subscribe for Updates. The NETGEAR Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot Pro combines the best of WiFi and mobile technologies - WiFi 6 and 5G, to keep you always connected at home and on the go via the AT&T 5G network,” said Patrick Lo, chairman and chief executive officer for NETGEAR. We believe the Netgear Nighthawk M2 will be available for more network providers worldwide besides Telstra. The Netgear Nighthawk M2 has Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X24 modem on board. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Netgear now presented the successor to the mobile hotspot. Australian mobile network operator Telstra already sells Netgear Nighhawk M2 as the successor to Nighthawk M1.