Thanks to the guys that answered. I got enough information I can surf the web and get my questions answered. So far, Sprint looks the best, but I will do more of research before I make a decision. Laura ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jeff Wilhelm" <thelist at summit7solutions.com> To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2005 11:59 AM Subject: RE: [thelist] internet on a laptop > When I'm mobile I use SprintPCS' data network to stay connected. You can get > a PCMCIA card for a laptop, although I connect via Bluetooth to my Treo 650. > Both work well. Not the fastest currently, but with the EV-DO upgrades in > progress now, speeds will be rising quickly. > > Jeff > > > > ----Original Message---- > From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of > Lightning Sent: Friday, July 08, 2005 11:18 AM To: > thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: [thelist] internet on a > laptop > > > I am tired of going places, and finding I cannot hook up > > to an internet. > > > > I've bought all the right equipment to be compatible with > > every environment. > > But often I run into security stops. The host can't or > > won't let me hook my computer to their system. > > > > Now I am looking into a wireless solution. > > > > I find I don't even know the vocabulary to search the web! > > > > Can someone tell me what service and what equipment I > > need to know about? > > What urls might clarify this for me? > > > > Do I keep my home-based provider(Comcast), or will I > > replace my provider? > > > > Also, can I assume any such solution also comes with a > > phone? > > > > thanks > > Laura > > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !