[OT] Prepaid mobile plans with data, possibly roaming

Jason Clifford jason at ukfsn.org
Tue Aug 21 17:35:26 BST 2012

On Tue, 2012-08-21 at 17:15 +0100, Anthony Lucas wrote:
> 3 can be quite good with the traffic detection if it's obvious. 
> In my experience, 5 or so hours of usage (unauthorised tethering) and they're on to you.
> Pop it back in your phone, reboot or lose the tower, and you're back in business as far as internet access on the phone, but you're now on some kind of watch-list and they're a lot faster to catch on the second time.

There are many ways to do this. If your phone/device supports it I
suspect using the device as a wifi hotspot is among the safest but it's
true that they are perfectly well able to detect it.

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