[nycbug-talk] OT: Verizon LTE vs T-Mobile "4g" on FreeBSD

Ah Pook ahpook at verizon.net
Mon Dec 27 17:11:32 EST 2010

On Monday, December 27, 2010, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> Matt Juszczak writes:
> > Does anyone have experience with T-Mobile's network versus
> > Verizons?  Any comments on this?  Anyone got either working in
> > FreeBSD?
> Why not go for a Mifi device like
> http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/mobilebroadband/?page=products_mif
> i
> http://reviews.sprint.com/5611v2/115/mifi-2200-by-novatel-wireless-r
> eviews/r eviews.htm
> Also, Clear has been advertising and opening up stores in NY
> http://www.clear.com
> They have two types of mifi devices.
> I believe Clear is the provider of the sprint 4G (Wimax) network
> http://www.phonenews.com/sprint-completes-clearwire-clear-will-replac
> e-xohm -5650/
> http://gizmodo.com/5100394/sprint-and-clearwire-marriage-official-wim
> ax-netw ork-branded-clear

Friend of mine just came to visit - he has a Clear thingy.  It worked 
swimmingly everywhere from Manhattan to eastern Long Island.  He has the 
iPad one, but uses it with his MacBook.  Shhh.  Hardware's cheap, 
monthly rates are cheap if you get that one, and customer support seemed 
on the ball, at least in terms of responsiveness.

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