How do you get internet when DSL is not avaiable w/ home phone carrier

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by chickenzoo, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I have an old cell phone,.... hehe and DSL through AT&T at the house, aswell as a magic jack ... but where i'm moving to does not have DSL through At&T yet... so what are the other options for an old school country gal living in a more country place...... ? [​IMG]
     
  2. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use verizon air cards when cable isn't available.
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Check the local cable company.
     
  4. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can use the 3g card like suggested or satellite both of these are a little expensive but I would go here first and put in your info and it will tell you who provides internet and other services in your area.

    http://advisor.allconnect.com/

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    Last edited: Jul 7, 2011
  5. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    I have cable. A friend that can't get it uses the air card in a router for their internet service!!
     
  6. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our aircards plug directly into any PC or laptop, no router needed. The aircards are generally $50-60 per month but they're about the only reliable method of connecting.
     
  7. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah, the good old days. Dialup access usually runs about $9.99 a month. Both AOL and Earthlink still offer them. I held onto my landline for quite a long time just so that I could get online when my internet was down (which was quite often at the beginning). It comes with AOL's basic paid membership so IF you have AOL, you only need to upgrade your account.


    http://www.earthlink.net/dialup/?gclid=CIOK5NCL8KkCFcTe4AodZU-MXw
     
  8. 4Hchickenproject

    4Hchickenproject Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Verizon MiFi. Runs about $60 a month, pricey, but now that I'm spoiled, I'll never be without it! As many as 5 electronics can connect at one time, so we often have two laptops and my cell phone going at once. The great thing about the Verizon is that we can take it with us. Great for allowing kids (or me) to get on the internet when traveling and free WiFi isn't available (like on the road).
     
  9. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a verion air card, my wife used a sprint air card. Both work great.

    I had a At&t and their high speed converage was aweful.
     
  10. dgecko

    dgecko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a smart cell phone
     

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