[kwlug-disc] Mobile internet 'sticks'

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Sun May 17 22:45:26 EDT 2009


As of the last time I looked, about a year ago, no public (or private) 
wi-fi in Wiarton. And no internet cafe. Sauble, yes (2 - free), 
Wiarton, no. And neither's library.

If you're really only going to use it at your in-laws, as opposed to 
out and about, you'd probably spend less buying them a (wi-fi) router. 
(Assuming they have internet.) Outside downtown Wiarton and Sauble, 
cell coverage is spotty - non-existent unless on the main highway.

John Kerr wrote, On 05/17/2009 9:31 PM:
> I looked into them, did not try, I would just try to find an open 
> connection, or go to an internet cafe. Internet is everywhere. I thought 
> that the price was too high for the amount of megs you could consume.
> --- On *Sun, 5/17/09, Colin Mackay /<zixiekat at gmail.com>/* wrote:
>     From: Colin Mackay <zixiekat at gmail.com>
>     Subject: [kwlug-disc] Mobile internet 'sticks'
>     To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
>     Received: Sunday, May 17, 2009, 11:11 PM
> 
>     I currently use Fedora 10 on my laptop, and I am wondering if anyone
>     out there has had any experience with either Bell or Rogers and
>     their mobile usb sticks?
> 
>     I am looking into it, not to replace my home connection, but for
>     when I am roaming around, or at the in-laws up in Wiarton.



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