Mobile broadband is an exciting, fairly new service that provides wireless Internet access virtually anywhere you can get a mobile phone signal. The service usually requires some sort of data stick or card and is a very reasonably priced service that is much easier than trying to find hot spots, Wi-Fi or an un-secure wireless network to tap into.
So how do you find the best mobile broadband service? First, decide what features you are looking for. Are you going to need lots of download space for songs and videos? If this is the case look for a package that gives you a large or better, unlimited download limit. If you just plan on using it for email and chatting you can go with a lower limit.
Most of us won’t settle for anything less than super fast Internet so again, consider what you’ll be using yours for. If it’s just email and chat you can get an average speed but if you’re a high load user you can go for a higher speed.
And of course always consider price. Compare broadband plans and see how they stack up. And don’t be afraid to tell one service provider you found a better deal somewhere else (even if the package you want is with them)!
Finally, always double check if there are any hidden costs like charges for the USB key or card, setting up the service and charges if you exceed your download limit as well as contracts you may have to sign.
I would suggest you include http://www.junefabrics.com in your search also. It makes your cell phone a wireless router. Some phones require a tether, some pair up with bluetooth, and others connect WiFi. Adding a data plan is similar in cost to having a mobile network card – but you are then sharing access with two devices (or more), not just one.