The SprintOverdrive router, a branded version of the Sierra Wireless AirCard W801,will allow subscribers to share their wireless broadband connection with up tofive Wi-Fi devices. It uses the 4G network where available and where it's not,it uses Sprint's 3G EV-DO wireless network. Sold at Best Buy for $100 after a$50 mail-in rebate plus a data plan of $60 a month. Available online for about$319.99 with no contract.
Wherever you look these days, a new mobile hotspot alternative is popping up, from so-called MiFi devices, wireless routers that are getting smaller and smaller, to applications that allow you to share your connection among devices, to gear specially designed for use in planes and cars. Click through to find out how to get connected.
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