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WiFi Paris

WiFi Paris Special Promotion

MobilityPass are currently offering a WiFi pack that allows up to 500 minutes of connection time over a 5 day period which can be used in up to 25 European countries. The pack costs €20 or US$26.

In total there are more than 22,000 wifi hotspots to choose from in the 25 European countries. There are 5,951 WiFi hotspots located throughout France.

In the city of Paris there are roughly 700 WiFi hotspots to choose from. Many of these hotspots are located in bars, restaurants, cafes, hotels, train stations and airports.

The picture below shows the distribution and density of hotspots located in a 3km sq area of Paris with the centre being the Eiffel Tower.

paris hotspots

The MobilityPass connection manager is easy to download and install and provides a listing of all available hotspots in any given location. This can be downloaded prior to purchase to see if there are suitable hotspots at locations to cover your needs.

If you are visiting several European cities then the MobilityPass WiFi pack offers outstanding value and flexibility to stay in touch for business or pleasure

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The table below indicated the 25 countries in which the promotion can be used with the number of WiFi hotspots in that country.

Table of countries

 

 

 

 

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Categories: wi-fi, WiFi hotspots

D-Link DWM-156 Quadband Modem

MobilityPass currently have a special offer on the D-Link DWM-156 Quadband USB Modem for €59 – US$ 77 (Including Free Shipping) 

D-Link Picture

If you will be travelling the world in the near future and want to maintain contact for personal or business purposes with your computer then the D-Link quadband USB modem will allow you to achieve this.
The 3.75 G HSuPa USB adapter allows users with a computer to connect to worldwide mobile broadband networks. While connected, users can transfer data, stream media, and send SMS messages.

Click Here to Purchase D-Link USB Modem

Many modems allow you to connect to the internet in Europe or USA but only quadband modems allow you to connect in both. This is because the frequencies used for such connections are different in the USA and Europe.

In the USA 3G operates in the 850-1900 MHz frequency band whereas most European contries operate in the 2100 MHz frequency. If you buy the wrong modem then you may not be able to connect in all countries that you travel to.

You need to recognise this when you buy some of the latest laptops as well as some of then still do not have inbuilt quadband modems. If you take such a laptop to a country other than the frequency on which the inbuilt modem operates

Maximum download speeds of up to 7.2Mbps and uploads at up to 5.76Mbps allow for a speedy data connection.

The USB modem also doubles as a MicroSD card reader for optional optimum flexibility. Better yet, the device is small enough to fit in your pocket.
The technical specifications are as detailed below

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTSƒ

Windows 2000/XP/ViSta or Mac oS X 10.4.0+ƒ Pentium 500MHz or greaterƒ 128Mb RaM or greaterƒ 50Mb available disk spaceƒ internet explorer v6.0+ / Firefox v1.5+

Frequency Ranges

GSM BAND (GSM/GPRS/EDGE)ƒ 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHzƒ Power class 4 (900 / 1850 MHz)ƒ Power class 1 (1800 / 1900 MHz)

UMTS/HSDPA BAND *ƒ 850 / 1900 / 2100 MHzƒ Power class 3 (+24 dbm

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Categories: 3G Broadband