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On April 22nd, 2011, I published an article about the new Sprint 3G/4G Wireless "hotspot." This device allows high-speed Internet connections anyplace where Sprint Cellular provides data connections. It works with laptop computers, tablets, and most cell "smartphones" alike. The article is still available to Plus Edition subscribers at http://eogn.com/wp/?p=15372. A few days ago, I wrote another Plus Edition article about mobile "hotspots" in general, describing the same device as well as several others. The second article is available at http://eogn.com/wp/?p=17991
Since April, I have traveled more than 35,000 miles and have used this mobile Internet device in major urban areas (including Times Square in Manhattan) and small cities (including Cheyenne, Wyoming) with great success. I have enjoyed high speed Internet connections almost everywhere I have tried, including from hotel rooms, from the automobile, and from my Winnebago motor home. Connection speeds vary, but often are about the same as a DSL broadband connection installed at home. However, Sprint has now announced a major change that may affect anyone thinking of purchasing one of these devices.
In April, I wrote:
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