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post #4 of Old 02-17-2012 Thread Starter
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Acknowledged: a cell phone 3g/4g based network card for a laptop or an iPad, etc is definitely better than using an open WiFi network. But, they are limited to 5-10 miles offshore and are only usable in the country where purchased, right?

As soon as we left Florida we couldn't use the iPad 3G any where in the Bahamas, but WiFi was available lots of places. Its a great tool for when you are in your home country, for sure, but when it is no longer available Wifi often still is the only option.

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