A neighbor of mine in Windham (where we still have 28.8 dialup) is signing
up for a service called Wild Blue. It is satellite based ..
Anyone familiar with this software ?
From: School Information Technology Discussion
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Bjorn Behrendt
Sent: February 08, 2008 11:10 AM
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Subject: new verizionwireless internet access
My dad who has been on dialup until this week, because no broadband was
available, just signed up for broadband through verizonwireless. It is
really cool, now any place he can get a cell phone signal (which is quite
spotty in vt) He can get internet access. He has a boat on Lake Champlain,
and with this unit he can get broadband on his boat in the middle of the
I couldn't find much info on the website, according to my dad they have only
been offering it for 6months. I think the following link is the information
on what he got:
The service uses a USB720 usb modem. It is about the size of a cell phone
and plugs into a usb port. From what I can tell it works like the old dial
up modem but dials into a cell signal.
I also noticed that Verizon (not wireless) is now offering fiber into your