Verizon Wireless Considering Netbooks
According to sources familiar with Verizon Wireless's plans, the company plans to begin selling netbooks. According to Bloomberg's sources, Verizon is looking at models from more than one netbook manufacturer, and may offer them for sale as soon as next quarter. Pricing and plan options were not revealed, though Verizon expects that such devices will be used for wireless data services, and not voice. AT&T recently began selling a subsidized netbook for $99 along with a monthly data contract.
this is great, except...
Point is, it is very easy to go over the 5GB limit on a XP/Linux machine, so Verizon should openly state it's 5GB limit instead of...
So I was partially wrong about the unlimited claim [they still advertise it on TV].
But seriously, 50MB for $40? Damn. All i can say is WTF? I mean, rea...
But supposedly uses more data on a laptop, again, the webpage looks exactly the same, not just Phone Sc...
My Biggest Bitch with this.
I think one would be much better off to pick the carrier of your choice, get a card or usb device and just use it on what you want. Too much can go wrong, and what do you do then? Spend full rate on a new data device, or pay an ETF fee.
Spreading too thin...
What kind of bothers me though is that they may be taking on entirely too much...maybe. I know AT&T has a lot of different divisions as well. But I am almost thinking about companies like eBay that took on way too much and took over way too many companies. Now, eBay isn't going as great as it used to. Netbooks are great, but what do they really have to do with the cellular industry?
I guess the argument is, put those aircards in and make them internal. All of a sudden, you don't need a hotspot. But then again, that leads to not only dealing with cell phones, which can be complicated as it is, but also computers to deal w...
Makes a lot of sense