Getting Internet While OTR

Discussion in 'Cellular - Voice - Data' started by torquewrench08, Dec 4, 2011.

How do you get internet?

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    Just my Phone, no laptop internet

    17.9%
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    Wifi when I can get it

    30.8%
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    Mobile Carrier

    51.3%
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    Other

    17.9%
  1. cowboy_tech

    cowboy_tech Road Train Member

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    Same here.

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  2. Scott101

    Scott101 Medium Load Member

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    I think my cap is 2 gig. I watch what I consider to be a lot of youtube videos, but never streamed netflix.

    I don't bother to monitor my usage but I have never been charged overages. --Sorry I don't have more info.
     
  3. Colorato

    Colorato Road Train Member

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    Mine is 2 gig as well. I mostly check email, check the forum and watch hulu. I've never even come close to going over.
     
  4. Ridinhi

    Ridinhi Bobtail Member

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    Verizon and Droid here too. VZW caps at 2gig now and I don't even come close to going over. I stream Netflix, check a few forums, YouTube, Twitter, whatever. Netflix works much better over WiFi. Over 3G it'll just piss you off

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  5. TLGken

    TLGken Light Load Member

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    I have an 'unlimited usage' broadband account with Sprint, but never get near 3Gig.
    They were offering 5Gig usage to customers, bue haven't checked lately. I download a lot of pdf files from my company, works great for me!

    ...as far as watching netflix or downloading movies/shows, STAY AWAY from those habits, that uses LOTS of juice! You will rack up a large bill by going over your usage limits! Those habits are suited best for a dsl connection! ...(read...at home!)
     
  6. ne019821

    ne019821 Light Load Member

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    I use my HTC Evo 4G with Sprint and Klink to tether since Sprint blocked PDAnet.
     
  7. Stevejun1986

    Stevejun1986 Bobtail Member

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    PDAnet is a service app... meaning you have to pay the monthly fee just to login to a secure website (https). Meaning Facebook or simply email. For those of you tethering your phone (Android) I would suggest looking up EasyTether on the market. It only takes a one-time payment of $10 for complete access and if you do it right, you can swap devices on the same account so you never have to pay again.

    Just my .02.
     
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  8. ricrey99

    ricrey99 Medium Load Member

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    Verizon with Droid hotspot, but I'm on an old unlimited plan and I wont give it up until they pry it from my cold dead fingers...:biggrin_25524:
     
  9. cowboy_tech

    cowboy_tech Road Train Member

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    You to, huh :D

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  10. ne019821

    ne019821 Light Load Member

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    Klink is a one time fee of $3.99. Just sayin'.:yes2557:
     
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