Mobile phone broadband suggestions

Mark Blackman mark at
Fri May 16 09:27:03 BST 2008

On 16 May 2008, at 09:01, Edmund von der Burg wrote:

> Hello,
> Her indoors is about to become one of these new fangled flexitime
> out-of-office mobile workers.
> Half the time she'll be in Wales where there is no broadband, so will
> need to connect over her mobile phone. Most likely this will be over
> GPRS as our valley doesn't have 3G yet. We don't have O2 or Orange
> reception either, but all the others are at full strength courtesy of
> our neighbor's diversification into phone mast planting.
> What should she get so that she has a decent handset to access email
> and basic web on, and can also connect with her Apple laptop to the
> net? I doubt she'll be going over a gig a month, any big downloading
> will be done in London.
> I suppose in a way she is not too price sensitive. What really matters
> is that it works and she can rely on it.
> Any suggestions based on past happy experiences much appreciated.

Good old landline while at home (presumably) in your happy valley and
3G phone of your choice?

- Mark

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