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Mobile Wireless Packet Data for Dummies
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Emcee:  Eric L Type:  Moderated
This thread is for users or wannabe users of wireless packet data services who would like to share their experiences using, or attempting to use, 1xRTT, GPRS, EDGE, WCDMA, or 1xEV-DO "always on" packet data.

WiFi is only on topic if it is coupled with mobile wireless data services.

The focus here is on "always on" packet data services, the carriers that offer them, their handsets, their product offer, their pricing plans, and their coverage.

User experience is especially appreciated.

- Eric -
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54Hmm, I just used the same application on the Sprint Treo 600 as well; I'm sefname-12/12/2003
53Bursty Data on Sprint's 1X Network I've been doing some speed testing wpyslent-12/10/2003
52Eric, Thanks for your review of the new VZ Nokia. I'm sure it will be a hugpyslent-10/15/2003
51Nokia 3589i First Impressions ... psylent, << More fodder for the GSM/gpEric L-10/15/2003
50<i> Have you, btw, spotted the Treo600 GPRS version available in the US yepyslent-10/14/2003
49GPRS v. 1xRTT voice/data psylent, << Looks like the GSM version may be Eric L-10/12/2003
48Treo600 <i> It will be interesting to see what price PCS will offer it atpyslent-10/10/2003
47Treo 600 pyslent, << <I>Treo 600: GSM vs. CDMA - This looks to beEric L-10/10/2003
46Treo 600: GSM vs. CDMA This looks to be a fantastic device for mobile data andpyslent-10/10/2003
45has anyone tried the Hitachi 1000 from Sprint yet. It's what I've been w100cfm-9/11/2003
44Eric: I had to come back here and reference this article over on IH. It clearlMichael Allard-9/3/2003
43Treo voice quality. Michael, << it was refreshing and liberating to be bEric L-8/14/2003
42Final Report on GPRS in Italy: I'm now back in the States and back on the CMichael Allard-8/4/2003
41"WorldCard" from Vodafone & Verizon ... ... for your "next&qEric L-8/1/2003
40Naples, Michael, << Spent last night in Naples - to my dismay, no GPRS cEric L-7/30/2003
39Eric: Spent last night in Naples - to my dismay, no GPRS coverage the entire tiMichael Allard-7/30/2003
38Eric: I'm in Almafi now, and do have spotty GPRS coverage. In Naples a fewMichael Allard-7/25/2003
37GPRS Roaming (lack of same) in Venice << I'm through with T-Mobiles tEric L-7/23/2003
36VERY disappointed with my GSM and lack of GPRS service here in Europe (Italy curMichael Allard-7/20/2003
35Well, I'm on day 4 w/ the Treo 270 In Venice, and although T-Mobile has assuMichael Allard-7/19/2003
34RF Reception and Quality << Another GSM vs CDMA note - <snip> AfterEric L-7/8/2003
337135 1xRTT data on the handset ... << I still wonder IF the 7135 runs 1XREric L-7/8/2003
32<i>After years of never once having to admit (appologize) to my audience tbrational-7/6/2003
31More on the GPRS vs 1XRTT: The last few days I've been testing and running Michael Allard-7/6/2003
30I picked up the Treo 270 to rplace an old world phone. I hope to be able to useMichael Allard-7/4/2003
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