Currently I am in Williamsburg, MI near Traverse City, close to our fulfillment center. In the past, I would go to a little coffee shop in Elk Rapids for connectivity. With all the noise, limited access to power, and the fact that it’s 15-20 minutes away, I took the plunge and subscribed to the Verizon wireless data card plan. I have never used Verizon, and never had luck with ATT or T-Mobile in the area, so who could blame me for being a little skeptical.
Wow, am I impressed! I am using the UM150 USB Modem and have 3 out of 4 bars! While the drive up from Celveland was spotty to say the least, I am very surprised by the bandwidth in these remote parts. GoToMyPC (a good test of connectivity) works like a charm and it feels as fast as a DSL or cable modem (okay, it’s only about 1/3 the speed).
So far so good and I have 30 days to test drive Verizon before getting a bill or having to commit. Thanks and “Never Stop Working for Me,” okay.
PS – Also getting an iPhone on the 11th. Sheesh, I will be one holy connected fellow 🙂