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Windows 7: Mobile Broadband device

16 Jan 2014   #1
pappi

 
Mobile Broadband device

Please pardon my naivete, but I really have very vague ideas about these sticks in terms of after purchase cost(activation? monthly?) and amount of internet time and usage(how much surfing it allows? can I watch hour/s long videos? Several times a day? Everyday?

T Mobile ZTE MF691 Rocket 3G 4G Webconnect USB Laptop Stick Modem AirCard HSDPA | eBay

Above link is an example(of several)e-bay listings of device.(stick).

NetZero is for a short time offering a year-long cost-free 4GB stick for a cost of the device. That's it.

PS: I am fully aware this topic has nothing to do with W7...but I really do not know where to go for this.


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16 Jan 2014   #2
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

With those Adaptors it all depends on the tarriff/carrier as to what you get.

Normally a top up of say $10 will give you about 1-2gb of usage. Thats not a great deal of data when it comes to streaming videos, but will five you hours and hours of surfing.

I use my phone as a hotspot when im out the house, and id say i watch about 1-2 hours of youtube and netflixs a day, in a month that adds up to about 20-30gb of usage as an idea of heavy video streaming. But luckily for me i get unlimited usage on my phone with a fair usage policy of 1000GB a month.
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16 Jan 2014   #3
pappi

 

"I use my phone as a hotspot when im out the house, and id say i watch about 1-2 hours of youtube and netflixs a day, in a month that adds up to about 20-30gb of usage as...."

Ok...that's probably the least amount of monthly gb's I incur surfing. Will a 4gb stick carry this for no extra cost. And what happens if say, I used a lot more...like three times more
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16 Jan 2014   #4
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

well normally it will just stop and you cant use it again once youve ran out of usage.

their maybe unlimite packages ect,depends on carrier/country.

I use three mobile which offers truely unlimited package as well as hotspot
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