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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-23-2008, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
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Wireless Broadband cards/service

Thinking about ditching my wired internet service, and getting a Verizon or ATT/Cingular wireless broadband card for my laptop. Who all has this service and what are some pro's and con's? Typical bandwidth speed? Any info would help. Thanks
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I have three.

Verizon : Average speed. 5gig limit
Sprint: Really good. Zero problems. In Vegas I got 350KB. No limit I know of.
Cingular: Down and up. Would change from 2g to 3g in certain areas. No limit I know of.


Who has your cellphone? You could tether with your cellphone and use that internet.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-24-2008, 08:09 AM
 
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Yeah Sprint was good and I was running a 5 meg connection. If you plan to just surf the net and maybe watch some videos etc... You will be fine with a 1 meg- whatever connection. The only flaws these wireless connections have is when you play online gaming because itís really bad with lagg.
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