Recent Topics
Best spark plugs?
by jk_636
10 minutes 50 seconds ago
Recoil, .380 versus .32?
by bobbob
36 minutes 55 seconds ago
Winter + Slightly off concentration of glycol
by nobb
52 minutes 59 seconds ago
Good synthetic oil for ford transit ecoboost?
by Jetstreamz06
58 minutes 10 seconds ago
Reuse fram XG for 1 more O/C?
by gabriel9766
Today at 07:21 PM
Supertech in the Mid South
by tony58
Today at 07:06 PM
Smoke Machine Substitute?
by Ducked
Today at 06:45 PM
Gallon jugs of MMO $4 @ WM
by sw99
Today at 06:43 PM
55k air filter replacement w/ pictures
by Vern_in_IL
Today at 06:38 PM
old B52 movie...
by Tuffy1760
Today at 06:18 PM
ST 5w30 ok for 11' Impala 3.5 engine
by car51
Today at 05:37 PM
small air compressor greasing
by friendly_jacek
Today at 05:00 PM
Newest Members
Doxxy, Jetstreamz06, TalNum, Spinnizle, JustinL
57758 Registered Users
Who's Online
114 registered (andyd, 2015_PSD, Abakev, 15SilvyEcotec, 01rangerxl, 8 invisible), 1732 Guests and 320 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
57758 Members
66 Forums
248327 Topics
4060636 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#742396 - 10/07/06 08:47 AM Anyone have Verizon Wireless broadband?
2003TRD Offline


Registered: 11/14/03
Posts: 418
Loc: Ohio
Just wondering how fast it is compared to my Cable modem??? I am taking a different job and I need an instant connection anywhere for school. Is it quick? how much slower than my Cable modem? is it worth the 70.00 a month for service?

Top
#742397 - 10/08/06 01:32 AM Re: Anyone have Verizon Wireless broadband? [Re: 2003TRD]
sxg6 Offline


Registered: 05/23/04
Posts: 2350
Loc: CT
Depends on your cable service. I know my roadrunner is a bit slower than my comcast cable.

If this is the service you're referring to,
http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/mobileoptions/broadband/serviceoverview.jsp

It will be signifigantly slower than cable. most cable is at least 3Mbs, and verizon says average download speeds are 400-700kbps, which is .4-.7 Mbs.

Whether or not it's worth it depends on how bad you need it.

Top