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the Cost of Mobile Broadband Internet Access for a Computer

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$ 59
Aug 2007
Tampa, FL
Mobile broadband for reliable internet access  more... close row
$ 50
Feb 2008
Tucson, AZ
Mediocre mobile broadband  more... close row
$ 45
Mar 2008
Santa Cruz, CA
Work remotely with mobile broadband  more... close row

Description of service

I am currently paying $44.99 a month for my mobile broadband internet access. There were no startup up fees associated.


Review of Service

The actually service I receive from my broadband provider is wonderful. It allows me to work remotely and there are very few places that I have had a problem accessing the internet with my broadband connection. It is not a very fast connection, but I was not expecting it to be given it is still a dial-up broadband connection through my phone. But I believe that $45 per month is far too high to pay for this service. Unfortunately because the technology is still relatively new, mobile broadband providers can charge higher prices. In addition, I am also forced to use the mobile broadband provided by my mobile carrier simply because there are not other options, again allowing them to charge higher prices because I have no other options! Hopefully as the technology and popularity increases of mobile broadband access there will be 3rd party carriers that can bring some competition to the industry.


Tips

If you are looking to add mobile broadband to your current plan, make sure you get strong signal in the places you want to use it most (i.e. your office, home, airports if you travel) etc. Because if you don't get a strong cell signal your mobile broadband service will also operate slowly.


$ 40
Apr 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Monthly unlimited data on broadband for laptop  more... close row
$ 20
Mar 2008
Dallas, TX
High speed internet for smartphone  more... close row
$ 40
Sep 2006
San Diego, CA
Broadband mobile internet connection  more... close row
$ 60
Apr 2008
Columbus, Oh
Can not use mobile broadband in own home  more... close row
$ 60
Jan 2008
Ashland, Ky
Speed varies on location  more... close row
$ 50
Apr 2008
Mt. Pleasant, NC
Unlimited mobile internet access  more... close row
$ 35
Jan 2008
akron, Oh
Mobile Internet access has some problems  more... close row
$ 20
Mar 2008
Pittsburgh,PA
Mobile broadband internet is useful and easy  more... close row
$ 50
Apr 2008
La Crescent, MN
Mobile Broadband very convenient  more... close row