Choosing a Service Provider

As a general rule, the companies that offer cellular mobile telephone service in your town or city also offer broadband wireless data.

AT&T is the major national EDGE service provider in the United States. Its adapters are available as low-cost options in many brands of new laptop computers, including Dell, Lenovo, HP, and Sony, and it's also the captive broadband service provider for Apple's iPhones (although a quick Internet search should point you to instructions for unlocking an iPhone). The T-Mobile broadband network also uses EDGE. Unless you're living in an area that is not served by a faster EV-DO service, the slower EDGE network service is probably not the best choice because an EV-DO connection will be noticeably ...

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