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Old 01-01-2009, 07:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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first i have to say thanks for the orb info, works great for my radio stations.

anyways, my question is, is it possible to use your BB internet connection to connect a laptop to the net.
like i know you can use your mobile as a modem and just dial in with it. but i figured since i have the full package anyways, there may be a way to use the networks net connection to go online with my laptop.

anyways, just curious if its possible.
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Yes, there are instructions in the FAQ on setting up your BB as a tethered modem for a laptop.

But be warned, check with your carrier first in case they charge extra for tethering. For many carriers, that is above the unlimited data plan.
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how would they know if it is tethered?
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I want to know the same thing. I'd love to be able to use my Pearl as a modem! More info please! Does it matter what carrier you have to do this? I have Verizon.
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