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Best mobile broadband option?

by PoLyGLoT-x / January 6, 2013 2:18 AM PST

Greetings everyone,

I am attempting to find a cheap internet solution for my father and grandparents. My grandparents live in a rural area, which limits their options for connectivity. I have heard about using mobile data plans to access the internet with USB devices. What is the cheapest / best option out there to do this at the moment?

Thank you.

PoLyGLoT-x

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It's a big world.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 6, 2013 4:07 AM PST

This could be limited to location (and it is.) Find what carriers offer such then compare plans to find the answer.
Bob

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How to which carriers are available?
by PoLyGLoT-x / January 6, 2013 6:15 AM PST
In reply to: It's a big world.

It would be much more helpful if you could give me somewhere to look. I realize that not every carrier is available in all locations. But, I only know a handful of potential carriers, and these are just the top cellular telephone carriers. I was hoping for a little more insight into perhaps less well-known carriers and / or the best of the national carriers.

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Bob is right
by itsdigger / January 6, 2013 6:26 AM PST

how could he tell you that when only you know where you live. You should check local carriers there and than decide, Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, etc..

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In England you look at Orange and Virgin Mobile.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2013 7:29 AM PST

I see another member noted some in the USA.

Location matters. Let's hear more.
Bob

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