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ipad wireless and verizon

andreak

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so i read where the wireless ipad works with any carrier. that it is unlocked.

i seem to recall however, i cannot find the article, that a verizon ipad still has to be tweaked(or somesuch. i do not remember the exact phrasing) or that it's better to get a VERIZON IPAD than an UNLOCKED IPAD.

is this so?
 
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andreak

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Well, other than Verizon will finance it for you, if you want that. They also offer an insurance plan that you may or may not like better than Applecare.

so i can buy an unlocked lte ipad, say from ipad refurbished site, and i will have no problem with any incompatabilities
 

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Mine iswi(I only, and my carrier is Verizon. To use the internet where there is no reliable WiFi., I hotspot via my iPhoneX, and it’s awesome.
With my unlimited data plan, my carrier allows unlimited hotspot usage. I normally use it, like yourself, when I’m in an area with unreliable WiFi.
 

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I only have 5 GB, but my data rolls over, so I generally have 9-10 to play with. I was a hotspot for my iPad,and 3 iPhones the entir4 days of Labor Day weekend., and I used less than 1 GB total! I cannot turn the hotspot off, so I’ll run with it where needed.
 

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The last convention I attended wanted $50 a DAY for mediochre internet......UH, NO.

We travel a lot locally staying at a variety of hotels from moderate to expensive - and still irks me that usually the 'expensive' places charge for Wi-Fi, unless you're on a rewards plan and/or the price is 'hidden' in the resort fee (one of our last hotels) - some more info HERE - leaving today for a short trip to Wrightsville Beach staying at the Holiday Inn where the Wi-Fi is 'free' (use a VPN in that case since the access is unprotected) - on our iPhones we have unlimited data (on a seniors plan), so in the future will setup a 'hotspot' if Wi-Fi charges are an issue. Dave :)
 

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We travel a lot locally staying at a variety of hotels from moderate to expensive - and still irks me that usually the 'expensive' places charge for Wi-Fi, unless you're on a rewards plan and/or the price is 'hidden' in the resort fee (one of our last hotels) - some more info HERE - leaving today for a short trip to Wrightsville Beach staying at the Holiday Inn where the Wi-Fi is 'free' (use a VPN in that case since the access is unprotected) - on our iPhones we have unlimited data (on a seniors plan), so in the future will setup a 'hotspot' if Wi-Fi charges are an issue. Dave :)
The last hotel I stayed at charged for internet unless you were a member of a free to join rewards plan. It took almost no time for me to join that rewards plan. BTW, it was an expensive hotel.
 

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It was in my hometown, and I didn’t stay at the hotel at all. Still $50 “er day! DragonCon was more,$100! I was not staying at that Hotel(Hyatt Regency)because the host hotels jack up the room rates for the weekend! I stayed out by the airport with a freind. In two separate rooms, and it was half the cost of the Host hotels!
 

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