[2008.x] GPRS Instructions on the Wiki

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at 1407.org
Wed Oct 22 18:42:24 CEST 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 04:47:52PM +0100, Alastair Johnson wrote:
> Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 11:12:12AM -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >> When I looked at the prices for GPRS service from my provider (around
> >> 3¢/kB), I was flabbergasted, and now I wonder: what do people do
> >> with GPRS?  Do they have better deals from their carrier, or do they use
> >> their bandwidth *very* sparingly?  If so, what tools do they use?
> > 
> > When I looked at prices for GPRS and onwards, I decided I would never
> > ever use such services, and advise everyone against using them.
> > 
> > The only reason they cost so much, is so you don't use VOIP for cheaper
> > calls.
> VoIP over GPRS? Good luck with those latencies ;-)


> Still people seem quite happy to pay for text messages. Work out the 
> cost per kB on those ;-)

However on net connections one uses many more KB...


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