Getting online while in car

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  1. lindylynn

    lindylynn iPF Noob

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    I only have Wi-Fi on my iPad. Is there anything that I can buy and plug it in to my iPad so that I can get online while I am on the road?
     
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    Gabriel1 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    You can get a mifi unit, I have one here in the UK which converts 3G cellular to wifi and gives a connection to my devices while mobile.

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    I have the new EE 4G mobile broadband wifi unit, which is fantastic. Allows you to connect up to 10 devices via wifi.

    Also, if you have a 3G enabled smartphone, you may either 1) already have, or 2) be able to enable with your carrier (via an additional fee), the ability to use your phone as a wifi hotspot. Most Apple and Android phones support this capability. My O2 contract on the iPhone5 has this capability built into it for free.
     
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    I'll have to look into that, I'd like something a little faster than my 3 mifi.

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    Thank you for the information. I will only use it with my iPad if that is possible because I don't have a phone that would do what you are doing
     
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    If you let us know what country you are in I'm sure that somebody can come up with what you need.

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    Worthwhile (although expensive) if you live / work in a 4G area. I got it for work, and get 33Meg down in Glasgow when in the Office (I only have 6Meg broadband at home!). £24.99 per month for 8GB data allowance though :(
     
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    No idea where you are, but if you're in the states, NetZero has a 4G MiFi device that is really cheap. Just not a lot of coverage areas.
     
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    I use a Virgin Mobile Broadband Mifi unit that connects up to 5 devices.

    Works great in the car!
     

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