Verizon To Allow Modem Use For EV-DO Handsets
Feb 2, 2006, 2:33 PM by (staff)
Verizon is set to announce a change in policy that will allow owners of EV-DO handsets to use them as modems for laptops. Using a USB cable, not Bluetooth, owners of most current EV-DO handset will be able to tether their phones to a laptop and use the Broadband Access data network. Verizon already offers this option to users of the Blackberry 7130e. As with the 7130e, users will have to upgrade their data plan to a $60 per month version. The LG VX9800 and VX8100 as well as the Motorola e815 and V3c are all compatible with the new option. The XV6700 and Treo 700W smartphones are not supported at launch.
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Sprint's Price Better
So yes, Sprint kills VZW's price, for the same service.
And before any loyal VZW people say their network is better:
1) That is voice calling...
so whats the deal with this?
Can it work at my house?
why so damn expensive?????
so how will this work? is one going to have to pay the $15.00 for v-cast and $60.00 for the data plan? or just the $60.00 which i'm guessing and hoping.
it would be nice if the included these phones in on the voice and data choice bundles.
i think its great they finally realize what people want. but why make them pay $60.00 bucks for it. why cant they just make it a cheaper add on? or just let folks get the $15.00 vcast pack and let them teher th
Finally caving in
Baby steps to Bluetooth though......
At least Verizon is appearing to be slowly but surely caving into customer requests to allow us to use the technology the devices they sell were designed for...Took em long enough, but it is a step in th...
$60 is for people with data plans