Which is better? Using your phone as a modem or a Mobile Hotspot? (1 Viewer)

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I'm a d-bag and got banned.
Dec 4, 2014
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Very true. I was thinking of getting up high enough in the mountains that I don't have to worry about my camp getting discovered; but still close enough to town that I still have cell service. Then a mobile hotspot would allow me to stay in camp and work rather than having to hike into town for free wifi.

Andrea Van Scoyoc

Sock Monkey Queen
May 19, 2015
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I'm with Cricket, so I get unlimited everything for $35 a month.

Small price, considering that I no longer use my laptop or tablet.

I like quick and convenient and my phone, is both.

I can turn my WiFi on and off at will, so if I'm someplace that has free WiFi, I'll turn off my phone WiFi so I can save on data usage.

I pay $35 no matter what, no roaming, overages or anything else, my phone just slows down if I'm close to my usage limit, per month.

Good luck!


Wise Sage
Feb 22, 2011
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Verizon is the only path for you I am afraid if you want to work in the mtns. I get 10gb a month for $80 which is all sucked up by my programming courses. Its pricey, but I get blazing fast useable service literally everywhere. If you have deadlines that must be kept, in my mind its the only real option. If your computer takes a shit tho (what I'm dealing with) having a bill may make it near Impossible to afford another working pc. Idk what your budget constraints are. I am finishing off paying some debt I was dumb enough to get trapped in (classes, internet, and someone thought it was a good idea to give me a credit card, which has been fully emptied then cut to pieces.)

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