[plug] Wireless Broadband - USB Modem

orm ormg1 at bigpond.com
Mon Jan 25 07:48:10 WST 2010

GDay Peter

Did you have any luck with a USB modem that works with Telstra, in the 
bush, on Mint?

cheers. orm

Peter wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm planning to purchase a new pre-paid wireless broadband modem (for 
> Laptop) and while I am familiar with a few models (having helped other 
> people set them up on Linux), I was wondering if any of you have had 
> particularly good experiences with any particular modems and/or 
> providers.
> Preferred specs:
> * Fast/easy "plug and play" linux compatibility: Linux Mint 
> (ubuntu/debian) preferred.
> * Reliable connections in rural areas would be a bonus (telsra/bigpond 
> only????).
> * Reasonably good data plan....   not mind blowing  (>2GB/mnth would 
> be nice).
> I will be recommending these to my customers too if I find a good one! 
> - I'm in Katanning and travel throughout the Great Southern.
> Suggestions?
> Cheers,
> Peter
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