WiFi vs Virgin Mobile Unit - Fiberglass RV

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Old 06-16-2010, 04:27 PM   #1
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Listened to a woman who raves about Virgin Mobile Unit. She gave up on WiFi (usual reasons of no signal, etc.) Said it cost her about $100 (Best Buy) and a real cheap plan.

http://www.virginmobileusa.com is the link.

Anyone recommend this?


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Old 06-16-2010, 05:16 PM   #2
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I've looked at their coverage map and it would never work for us. I guess it depends on where you are going to travel.

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Bought the air card this spring in Florida...only got to use it for 10 days b4 heading north...love it!...way more convenient than hunting for a wifi spot...and for us Canadians, we don't have to buy a contract that would be a waste of money for the time we are home and can't access a US signal. It uses the sprint network, you only buy the amount of download bytes you need...a $10 card lasted 10 days and I did not exhaust all the allotted internet "space" on the card. I'm a convert! Thank you, Sir Richard Branson
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Old 06-17-2010, 06:46 AM   #4
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Tethering to your cell phone

Some phones, like the Nokia E71 for example with JoikuSpot installed (free) will produce a wifi cloud that you can tether your wifi enabled device to...anywhere you can get a cell signal. The application is not limited to Nokia but you do need a 3g capable phone.

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