[Gllug] GPRS / 3G PCMCIA info

John Winters john at sinodun.org.uk
Fri Jul 28 09:33:53 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-28 at 00:16 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Christian Smith wrote:
> >> I'm looking at taking out a mobile phone data account with a PC-Card
> >> for my
> >> laptop. Does anyone have any experience in this area? How complicated
> >> is it
> >> likely to be to get a connection working under Linux?
> > 
> > 
> > T-mobile do unlimited data over GPRS for 7.50, at least with my tariff
> > (Flext 20). In that case, you might be better off just using an existing
> > account via bluetooth, though I can't say how easy this would be to set up.
> > 
> they quite clearly state that you cant use that deal on a laptop or a
> computer using the phone as a modem( and their fair use seems to be
> unlimited upto 1 gig/month ).

One wonders then what you *can* use it for.

I love all these adverts for "unlimited(*)" deals where the small print
then makes it clear that they're not unlimited.


John Winters, Wallingford, Oxon, England
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