Verizon Wireless is launching broadband over the air. Anywhere you are you will be able to get DSL like speeds. This service was avaliable with a defunk company called Ricohet, but has resurfaced a few years later with better technology in place.
You’ll need the data-only Verizon Wireless PC 5220 card*
installed in your laptop
$79.99 monthly access gets you unlimited Verizon Wireless NationalAccess and BroadbandAccess service**
Speeds of 400-700 kbps, capable of reaching speeds up to 2 Mbps
In coverage areas, you can get up to 400-700k throughput, outside the service areas you can expect ISDN like speeds.
With the avaliablity of cafe internet connections like starbuck’s T mobile domination, airport hot spots, malls, stadiums, etc, this service might be a hard sell because of the high monthly service rates…