Internet connection with my wifi only ipad2 if i am at a place without wifi?

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    I just got my ipad2 with wifi only. Most places I go to have wifi but some don't, and I really wanted to know my options. I have heard about buying a router, which I have to pay a month (which is fine) but I don't know how it works or how much it will cost. I have Internet at home and maybe I can upgrade my services to a "on the go" plan.... I have no idea.... Please help. Thanks
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    Welcome to ipf Some smart phone can be used as a hot spot wifi or they have just hot spot wifi from cell you can use them any were .or you could get the apple air port wifi router it is small you take with you or any small router that be good if just need at a hotel

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    I am not sure which country you are in, otherwise I would have recommended some specific devices and services but what you're probably needing is either what the previous poster suggested - a phone configured as a WiFi hotspot - or a MiFi - a portable standalone WiFi hotspot that connects to the Internet via a 3G connection.

    Have a look here for details of MiFi

    MiFi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Tim
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    Thanks guys. I will definitely take a look at the Mifi. I live in Florida, USA. If there is any other options please keep it coming. Thanks again.

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