[access-uk] Re: dongles and data useage

Hi Gordon

Sorry, I should have said, I've already asked, and they don't allow patience
to use their network.

Terry  

-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Gordon Keen
Sent: 22 February 2012 10:07
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: dongles and data useage

First, have you asked if the hospital has  public wireless available?
Last November I was gob smacked to discover Dereford hospital in Plymouth
did and a password was available through the ward admin person - you may
save yourself a fortune!

Best of luck

G

From Bridgerule in glorious Devon, England.
 
On 22 Feb 2012, at 09:28, Terry wrote:

> Hi all
>  
> Was hoping someone could help with the following.
>  
> In just over a weeks time, I will be going into hospital for around a
month.  I will be taking my laptop and phone with me, amongst other things,
and need some information as to what may be my best option with regards to
costs for data usage.
>  
> I have an iphone, but much prefer to use my laptop for everyday use.
>  
> My two options are to either connect my iphone to my laptop and use that
to be on line, or buy a usb dongle.
>  
> I'm on contract with Vodafone, and included in the plan is 1gb of data.
>  
> I've never really properly understood how much I use on a daily bases,
doing my regular stuff on line.
>  
> If I exclude downloading files/music etc, and just concentrate on my
outlook usage, surfing the net etc, roughly how much am I likely to use in a
month? 
>  
> With outlook, I probably receive roughly around 100 emails a day, oh, and
I'll also be using msn and Skype to stay in contact with the outside world.
>  
> Would I be likely to go way over my 1gb allowance?  If the answer is
likely to be yes, would I be best buying a usb dongle?  If the answer to the
latter is yes, could someone suggest a dongle that is accessible.
> I use jaws and win 7.
>  
> I ask that, simply due to the topic of accessible dongles being discussed
hear in the past.
>  
> Apologies if the above is too vague for people to give me an informed
response, but any help very much appreciated.
>  

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