Huawei E173U Modem


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Quick Overview


* GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900MHz)

* DL 7.2Mbps / UL 5.76 Mbps

* Support Micro SD Card

E173U USB Modem

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Unlocked Huawei E173U USB modem Details:


E173U Key Features:

* GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900MHz)
* Support 7.2Mbps HSDPA service, 5.76Mbps HSUPA service
* Micro SD Card Slot (up to 32GB)
* Support SMS services
* Support data statistics
* Receive diversity (2100MHz)
* Equalizer


E173U Support Systems:

* Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 7 / Vista;
* Mac OS X 10.4,10.5 and 10.6 with later upgrades;
* Linux: Ubuntu 8.10/9.04/7.10, openSuse 11.1/11.0/10.3, Fedora 10/9/7, Debian 5.0/4.0, Xandros 4.2, Linpus 1.0.15E, Mandriva 2009.1/2008.1, Red Flag 7.0/6.0


Getting to Know E173U USB Stick

The following figure shows the appearance of the USB Stick. It is provided only for your reference. The actual product may be different.

Huawei E173U Appearance

USB Connector
It connects the USB Stick to a PC.

Strap Hole
You can tie the cap and the USB Stick together by threading a strap through the strap holes, so that the cap will not be easily lost.


It indicates the status of the USB Stick.

* Green, blinking twice every 3s: The USB Stick is powered on.
* Green, blinking once every 3s: The USB Stick is registering with a 2G network.
* Blue, blinking once every 3s: The USB Stick is registering with a 3G/3G+ network.
* Green, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 2G network
* Blue, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 3G network
* Cyan, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 3G+ network
* Off: The USB Stick is removed.

  SIM/USIM Card Slot
It holds a Subscriber Identity Module(SIM)/Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM) card.

MicroSD Card and Slot
It holds a microSD card.

E173u USB broadband modem has a compact body, only the key chain size, it is easy to carry. E173u supports "plug and play", so that Windows, Mac and Linux users can enjoy the high-speed internet, this machine also has a microSD memory card slot (supports up to 32GB), can act as a USB memory device.

Huawei E173U Demo


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Customer Reviews

excellent Review by abo jamejem
ver ver ver eexcellent (Posted on 2/20/12)
really good Review by bubun
slight network problem.otherwise good. (Posted on 10/17/11)
nice in download Review by modem unlocker
very good data card in huawei brand (Posted on 9/28/11)
Not Available Review by gyan
From where you find this product. (Posted on 7/15/11)
It really perfect . Review by Sagar
I have been using this for few months.And I am 100% satisfied with its performance .
I am from India and I am using Bsnl (Bharat sanchar Nigam Limted ) usim in it.
I use to get the peak Dl speed of 5.5mbps.
And UL is also perfect 2.5mbps. And I can make voice call through it. Ussd feature of E173u is great. We can see the balance of our prepaid card .
Or we can check how much data we have used.
The UI of the E173u is very User friendly.
Sms,voice call , video call, Vpn .I am just happy to use such a wonderful product.
I have purchased it at a price of 2300 (INR)(INR = INDIAN RUPEE .($51.5 APPROX ).
Its really awesome.
(Posted on 6/2/11)