Fast LTE Modems/Hot Spots - Why So few an so Slow?

Disclaimer I am not in Oz right now and have signed up to an unlimited mobile internet plan on a network that supposedly support 600mbps.

I am currently using a Note 3 LTE cat4 as the hotspot for home internet. So I am now in search of some decent upgrade to a proper 4g modem and maybe router.

To my surprise, most of them are only cat4, cat6 and beyond are few and far between, restricted to a couple of more expensive netgears and huaweis.

So what gives? We already have plenty of cat12, cat16 phones around, so why not modems.

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    Look into the netgear 810s and NETGEAR Nighthawk® M1

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    NBN stand for: Nothing Bloody Nothing! Just been to Bali and their 4G network is quite satisfying compared to average Oz networks.

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    Whelp. Thanks for the suggestions. Ended up going for a second hand 810s because everyone else only sells cat4 modems. Would have liked to have gigabit Ethernet, but it'll have to do.

    Getting 130mbits in a built up area so that's good considering I only maxed at 50 with my galaxy note3.

    I might need to take it out for a spin to see if it can reach about 290mbit which I think is the realistic max here.

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