Cell phone for internet connection?

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by irq21, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. irq21

    irq21 Limp Gawd

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    I live in the middle of nowhere, though there is semi-decent cell service at my house.
    My question is, would it be possible/practical to replace my dial up connection with a internet capable cell phone, and the appropriate data cable? I'm specifically talking about T-mobile T-zones (the best coverage in my area is T-Mobile).
     
  2. aerithchylde

    aerithchylde [H]Lite

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    From my experience stick with your dial-up connection. It will save you money, and time. Just wait for a proper broadband service to come to you.
     
  3. S1nF1xx

    S1nF1xx [H]ardness Supreme

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    Have you ever tried to load a web page on a cell phone!? :eek:

    That should answer your question.
     
  4. AristonCC

    AristonCC [H]Lite

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    T-Mobile Sidekick 2

    Works very well when the connection is strong. Just recently added Java support. I useit mainly for visiting news sites and it's not exactly the fastest, but compared to other devices the screen is nice, and having AIM available on a full QWERTY keyboard is great.