Mobile Hotspots

assortment of mobile hotspot devices

UTMB offers mobile hotspots through agreements with AT&T Wireless, Sprint Wireless, and Verizon Wireless. Mobile hotspots operate through the cellular networks and provide high speed, wide area wireless connectivity to your laptop computer along with convenient access to the UTMB network, e-mail server and Internet. No cable or cellular phone is needed for an internet connection. This service is sold directly to UTMB departments at a discount and rate plans are billed monthly to authorized UTMB accounts. To obtain this service the department must complete the Mobile Hotspot Services Form.

Browse mobile hotspot options and compare offerings from the four carriers:
View Mobile Hotspot Services


Price for devices and plans vary according to vendor promotions. One-time charges range from free to $49.99, while monthly charges generally range from $49.99 to $59.99.

Data plans for mobile hotspots

Selected carriers (AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint) provide data packages ranging from 2GB to Unlimited data for hotspots. Contact us if you have any questions on pricing and availability.

Traveling internationally? Leave your mobile hotspot at home. The available data plans are for domestic use only. You can purchase 100 MB of data within 90 countries for $119.99 and 200 MB of data within 90 countries for $199.99. This is not very much—you will still incur roaming charges. Contact Mobile Device & Student Support before you leave so that we can help you identify your best options. This link to AT&T Passport helps to explain roaming plans.