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? RE: Sierra Wireless AirCard 881
Posted by: Harbourmaster
Date: December 02, 2008 03:27PM
When used as described below, does this card use my regular phone minutes to connect my laptop to the internet???
If so is $39.95 really a good price for an unlocked card?



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Simply place your phones Sim Card (AT&T, Cingular, T-Mobile or any Sim Card) in the Air Card slot and insert the unit into your PCMCIA port.

The Sierra Wireless AirCard 881 provides enhanced mobile broadband performance to keep you connected with access to email, the Internet, and business applications while on the go. The Sierra Wireless AirCard 881 provides the latest technology based upon the global standard for wireless GSM. Best yet, the Sierra Wireless AirCard 881 works seamlessly across AT&T's 3G BroadbandConnect and EDGE networks providing you the perfect combination of performance and coverage.

This air card has plenty of features, but most importantly delivers high speed Internet connections, expect speeds from 660kbps- 1.6 Mbps. The air card is light weight and fits easily into your laptop. The Sierra Wireless Aircard is great for road warriors or people that take their laptops or mobile devices everywhere they go. You no longer have to spend a few bucks an hour to access your email and if you enjoy surfing the net when at your favorite coffee shop, you don't have to subscribe to their Internet plan. Sierra Wireless has over 13 years experience and a solid reputation for high quality data products backed by a dedicated field and call center support team.
Installation is very simple, just install the software onto your computer and insert the card into your pc card slot anytime you need an Internet connection.

edited to fix stupid accidental sticky in subject line



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Re: ? RE: Sierra Wireless AirCard 881
Posted by: macphanatic
Date: December 02, 2008 06:14PM
Doubt that you can use wireless minutes. You will most likely need to get a data plan to use it.
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