Wireless Broadband Rental Services
rental services have been around for awhile now. I often get
inquiries from people either traveling to the U.S. or abroad who are
looking for a simple, short-term solution to get mobile Internet
People simply don't want to invest the time and money setting up
wireless broadband for short periods of time, or they don't think of it
with enough advance time to get setup.
Broadband rental is
obvious recommendation, or at least it would seem! It has
definite advantages, particularly in terms of convenience, however,
most of the time, the cost benefit simply isn't there.
course, that's not always the case, so thoroughly reviewing your
options is always recommended.
The rental approach is often seen as better suited for business travels
who can submit it as a travel expense. As businesses will
trade off cost for convenience, this is often a good fit. For
average personal user, however, that is not typically the case.
the comparison chart
zone in on the service provider that might best meet your needs.
You can also learn more about the pros and cons of this
type by visiting Wireless
To be honest, I don't have any statistics regarding how well these
rental companies are doing either in terms of number of customers or
revenue. Only time will tell whether or not the wireless
services approach to mobile broadband access will flourish and be
profitable compared to the other available options; I think the jury is
still out on that conclusion!
Went Out Of Business
1 Week $109, then $15/day
2 Week $169, then $12/day
3 Week $189, then $10/day
4 Week $199, then $8/day
1 Week $119, then $15/day
2 Week $179, then $12/day
3 Week $199, then $10/day
4 Week $219, then $8/day
$5.95/day (30+ days)
||USB or Hotspot
||USB or Hotpsot
||No International Service
||Free 3-day UPS shipping
||Minimum 3 day rental required
||Also offer commercial Router
Rentals for large groups/events
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you plan to use wireless broadband on a regular basis, and are looking
for a no contract, pay as you go option, you're likely a better
candidate for prepaid broadband services. Visit the Prepaid
section to learn more on that topic.