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I know that I can use the webconnect USB stick by T-Mobile but it cost $250 which is pretty high. Is there any other way I can use my T-Mobile 3G to connect to the web using my laptop.

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What's the cell brand? –  r0ca Feb 10 '10 at 15:20
    
Actually my cell phone is ancient. It is a prepaid cell phone which is available for $20 in wallmart. I just need a way to plug something into my laptop while I am in a bus and get 3G coverage. I do have a 3g data plan with T-mobile. –  user13997 Feb 10 '10 at 16:40
    
This is what T-Mobile is offering. Little pricey for me! => t-mobile.com/shop/Plans/… –  user13997 Feb 10 '10 at 16:40

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If you have 3G on your cellphone, you might be able to tether them, and have the laptop use your phone's 3G connection. You need a 3G radio to make the connection, so it either needs to be built in, or provided externally (USB or cell phone). You can get more information on this stuff from EVDO info. Note, I have no connection to them, other than being a happy customer of their store. They have been around for a while, and seem to know what they are taking about.

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I don't have 3g on my cell phone. I just have 3g service. –  user13997 Feb 10 '10 at 19:00
    
Do you mean that you are paying for a data plan, but your phone isn't 3G capable? Or your phone indicates that it is in a 3G area, but you don't have a plan? –  KeithB Feb 10 '10 at 19:25
    
actually I am not paying my company is and my phone is not 3g capable. –  user13997 Feb 11 '10 at 1:55
    
Then your only option is to buy a 3G modem. –  KeithB Feb 11 '10 at 3:01
    
Do you think any 3G modem will work with T-Mobile service? –  user13997 Feb 11 '10 at 15:58

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