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Hello out there,
I am taking a road trip and hope to be able to connect to
the internet via wireless.
What settings should I make in advance?
Currently I have DSL. This new PC Laptop
has never been Networked,
Is this necessary to use a Hotspot?
Anyway, any help would be appreciated.
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Get More from Your Mobile Life.

T-Mobile HotSpot provides high-speed Wi-Fi wireless Internet service in public locations such as Starbucks coffeehouses, Borders Books & Music stores, FedEx Kinko's, airports, the airline clubs of American®, Delta, United®, US Airways® and select Hyatt locations nationwide.

This robust network is made for speed with a full T1 connection at every location. Using either a laptop or PDA that is Wi-Fi 802.11b wirelessly-enabled, download your email attachments, watch a live webcast, or listen to streaming audio. Connect wirelessly, effortlessly to the world's largest public Wi-Fi network. Now every T-Mobile HotSpot features enhanced security and privacy between your computer and the access point when using the new T-Mobile Connection Manager software. Our network now supports the IEEE 802.1x security standard with WiFi Protected Access (WPA). This provides robust encryption of data transfer over the air between devices connected via WPA.

Right away, you'll see the benefits of a service that works to ensure a smooth connection to your world and seamless integration with your existing Internet tools. What you won't see is a change in the speed or service when you use it in different locations.

FAST - Connect to the Internet or your corporate intranet at blazing fast speeds -
T-Mobile provides a full T1 connection to every location.

RELIABLE - Get the same high quality service in every location, giving you the peace of mind that no matter where you go, you’ll experience the world class benefits of T-Mobile.

AFFORDABLE - Use it a little. Use it a lot. Either way, there's a plan for you. Sign up for an unlimited monthly subscription plan starting at $29.99 or pay as you go for only $6.00 per hour.

CONVENIENT - With T-Mobile HotSpot, there are no busy signals, no searching for phone jacks, and best of all, no waiting. Connect easily, wirelessly, instantly.

SECURE - With the latest T-Mobile Connection Manager software, the data between your device and the access point is encrypted, further reducing the risk that your session may be observed.

If this fits your needs, I would definently check it out.

Good Luck!
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