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General Chat Thread, 3G mobile broadband... in General; Simple question, can I stick my 02 PAYG sim (with unlimited data for 12 months) into a USB dongle and ...
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    3G mobile broadband...

    Simple question, can I stick my 02 PAYG sim (with unlimited data for 12 months) into a USB dongle and whack it into my router (3G enabled)?

    Or is there more to it?

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    I'm sure you can do this Chris without any additions

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    Sweet, thanks

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    Yeah this will work, providing it is Setup for DATA which you said it is then it will be fine. obviously if you can browse from the dongle itself, then plugging it into the router will be easy as pie :-)

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    So, where do you pick up an empty dongle from

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    So, where do you pick up an empty dongle from
    UNLOCKED USB Broadband Dongle ZTE MF112 Modem 7.2mbps on eBay (end time 19-Oct-10 17:01:16 BST)

    as this one is unlocked you can use any network fella

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    Aren't o2 going to kick off if it's a mobile phone plan though?

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    I'm assuming it is a pay and go mobile broadband package with unlimited data.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
    I'm assuming it is a pay and go mobile broadband package with unlimited data.
    Oh just o2 don't do that package. That was all.

    Find out more - O2

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    Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
    I'm assuming it is a pay and go mobile broadband package with unlimited data.
    Almost, its an iPhone PAYG sim that was a mandatory purchase with my iPhone4 even tho I stuck my contract sim in.

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    Hmm, I'm not so sure then as it may have to be on a specific contract plan for 3G access via a Dongle (might be wrong)..

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    I will beg, borrow or steal some ones dongle and give it a whirl

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    I would help, I only have one from Orange though

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    apperently there quite easy to unlock and use windows mobile partner software

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    I'm pretty sure I've read somewhere that o2 will be aware of what device is being used with the SIM. In the same way that you can't use their unlimited SIM cards in one of these mass texting systems.

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