| | Re: O2 GPRS/3G "sim only" mobile tarriff - use on laptops/computers
"Sam" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On Mon, 12 May 2008 07:46:51 -0700 (PDT), Darren
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>I have a simonly deal with o2 online, (the £25 per month deal)
>>I have their "unlimited" web bolton and use it for internet on my
>>Nokia N95 using its own browser.
>>I understany using it to connect to a laptop and use the phones 3G
>>might be against the rules?
>>Can anybody confirm this?
>>If it is against the rules, how they they actually know you're doing
>>Surely the phone acts as a modem no matter what you access and how?
> When you access the net using an external device via bluetooth or
> cable, the APN on the bill shows up as mobile.o2.co.uk and when you
> access the net from the handset browser it shows up as wap.o2.co.uk.
> I have this bolt on enabled on one of my Simplicity SIM's (high
> street/store version) and haven't had any issues with connecting an
> external device as yet.
that depends on the APN you use on your handset, I always use the
mobile.o2.co.uk APN on my handset.