• Verizon recalls mobile hotspots sold to schools, in stores

    2 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Verizon is recalling 2.5 million mobile hotspots after some reports of overheating and two reports of minor burns.
    The 4G hotspots were used by schools and sold by stores. They are called Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots and were imported by Franklin Wireless in San Diego.
    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that the lithium ion battery in the hotspots can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
    Out of the 2.5 million units, there have been 15 reports of devices overheating, including six reports of fire damage to bedding or flooring and two reports of...
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  • Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Hotspot Devices Because Of Fire Risks

    2 days ago - By Forbes

    Verizon has received 15 reports of devices overheating, including six reports of fire damage to bedding or flooring along with two additional reports of minor burn injuries.
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