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Old 09-20-2008, 04:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My mother in law bought a usb wireless port or whatever 2 surf the net on her labtop. Well the dude from Alltel told her that if she had internet on her phone all shed have 2 do is plug her phone up 2 her labtop and she would be able 2 get online without the usb wireless port...is this true and how do u do it?

If its true there would be no reason 2 be paying 4 a wireless internet bill...when you can use your phone...
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May b u speak like normnal person u get more help. But yes this is true you can use the BB as a modem.
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Old 09-20-2008, 04:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's called tethering. Call your carrier and ask. It's usually much cheaper than wireless broadband via usb or pccard.
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May b u speak like normnal person u get more help. But yes this is true you can use the BB as a modem.
Well I guess I could have been in a hurry when I was typing that...or it could just be all these southerns I've been around since I've been in NC...but thanks for the help.
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Yes, it's called tethering and there is usually an extra monthly charge for it.
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