How can I get online anytime and any place with my laptop?

by on April 23, 2010

Q: I have an HP “everyday” laptop. It has a wireless card installed. However, I am doing a presentation at a facility which does not have wireless available and at which I have failed to be able to connect to a public wifi before. I would like to be able to connect and use some training information that is available online. I do not have – nor do I want – one of the “do everything but be a phone cell phones.” I would like to be able to access a wireless network anywhere, anytime with my laptop. What do I need to have?


2 Responses to “How can I get online anytime and any place with my laptop?”
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    The only way you’re going to be able to get internet access is to pay some money to a cell phone provider. That internet signal needs to come from somewhere, and the only people that will be able to provide it is a cell phone company.

    A few of the options include:
    1. Get a Blackberry and plug it into your laptop, this process is called teathering, ask about it at your local cell shop as there may be additional fees.

    2. Verzion has something called ‘moblie broadband’, you can read more about it here: http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/mobilebroadband/

    3. Download the training material before you go there.

     
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    Thanks. That’s pretty much the answer I expected. I just wanted to double check it with someone who probably knows more than I do about this area (because, truthfully, I don’t know much!)