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Tethered modem


Aug 24, 2009, 7:33 PM
I've heard a tethered modem connected on using Verizon's software is very unreliable. I was looking at a HTC Ozone and planned to tethered it once in a great while to my laptop. Is a tethered modem connection that unreliable? Can you not use Verizon's connection software? Thanks!


Aug 25, 2009, 6:49 AM
If Verizon didn't strip the wifi from your HTC Ozone your can download an app that will enable you to use your phones wifi as a hotspot. I don't know what the app is called for WinMo, I have JoikuSpot on my S60 phone. Look on
And of course it probably wouldn't be a good idea for Verizon to know. They just want to nickel & dime you.

Aug 25, 2009, 5:36 PM
I was looking more at using the Ozone as a modem through the cell connection not the wifi. I could do that with my Treo 750. The Wifi will be nice at a couple of places around here. I'm not buying the phone from Verizon. But, I will make sure it has wifi when I buy it. Thanks for the heads up and reply.


Sep 3, 2009, 7:09 PM
I would go to T-Mobile and get a data phone and teather it at no extra charge. Unlimited data access also! Surprised

Sep 7, 2009, 8:08 PM

Nov 3, 2009, 5:34 PM
For what it is worth, I had T-mobile (still do, for that matter) with unlimited data plan and an HTC phone running Windows Mobile (that phone is gone, along with the unlimited data plan). At the time I was able to be on the www the whole way across New Mexico as my wife drove!

How cool is that?

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