Unofficial poll: / 3G Network Sheepshearing
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Sun Apr 13 17:43:54 CEST 2008
Flemming Richter Mikkelsen pravi:
> On 4/11/08, *Ian Stirling* <OpenMoko at mauve.plus.com
> <mailto:OpenMoko at mauve.plus.com>> wrote:
> Flemming Richter Mikkelsen wrote:
> Here we pay about 4 USD per MB after we used up the 20MB we
> get each month (that we payed 60 monthly USD for).
> We can get a "unlimited" (only limited by the speed of
> 380kb/s) for 100 USD/month.
> To compare, 100Mb/s sync fiber (unlimitedd, and with IP phone,
> static public IP and IPTV) to the house cost around 80
> USD/month but is not available all places.
> So, my conclusion is that Internet access over the mobile
> network is practical when you really need to check something
> and you are far away from a landline. For everything else,
> wifi has come to stay.
> Your country may vary.
> Here (UK) for $20 per month, you get a gigabyte at about 380K/s,
> or 3G for $60. (in addition to the costs of a normal voice contract)
> For me - that's pretty much good enough - unless I want to do
> My conclusion is that it varies so enormously that generalisations
> aren't really practical.
> I must move to UK:) You are so lucky!
Hm, here in Slovenia out second biggest mobile provider (Si.mobil
Vodafone) just launched a fixed flatrate 3G for 19 € per month (that is
you get unlimited traffic on its network be it 3G (UMTE/HSDPA) or 2.5
(GPRS/EDGE) for only 19 € a month)
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