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Networks GPRS Modem?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by liquid_gen, 13 Oct 2007.

  1. liquid_gen

    liquid_gen New Member

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    Does anyone know if theres a sort of GPRS modem that i can plug into a USB slot on my laptop so that i can access the internet on my laptop when i have no WLANs available?
    Im pretty sure ive seen similar things for HSDPA but i need it to be GPRS as im pretty sure the service provider over here doesn't offer HSDPA. Aslo the HSDPA modem i saw was by Vodafone and i therefore assume it only works with Vodafone networks. However, i would need one that is "open" and can be used with any service provider (assuming they offer GPRS).
    Thanks in advance guys
     
  2. CaseyBlackburn

    CaseyBlackburn Network Techie

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    Who is your provider?
    USB modems can be quite expensive but if you can use a PCMCIA card it will be cheaper.
    Here are two:
    Here and Here

    As long as the modem you get is unlocked you will be fine. You can even use the HSDPA/3G/EDGE ones. They are just different levels of connections but the cards are auto-switching so they will always pick the best speed. They are backwards compatible so no worries.
     
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