05-20-2010, 02:38 PM
| | Re: INFO: Sprint's static IP address
On Thu, 20 May 2010 05:51:55 -0600, Roger 2008 <email@example.com> wrote:
>You can get a static IP address for your phone for $3.00 a month.
>You can get a static IP address for a MiFi for $10.00 a month.
>If you get a static IP address for your phone port 80 is blocked so you
>can't use that particular port for hosting a web page. However ports 30, 81
>and 8080 all work for hosting a web page on your phone.
>Because you pay $7.00 more for a static IP address used by a MiFi I wonder
>if they also block port 80 on that Static IP.
>One more thing. I found out yesterday that Sprint no longer offers "Phone
>as Modem." You can't even order "Phone as Modem" if you phone in your order
>anymore. That's too bad because I use that feature a lot.
If you have a smart phone, you can run a tethering application to share the
For a while, sprint wanted $40-60/month for the ability to share the
internet connection with their blessing. **** that. I'm not going to pay
what amounts to $200/hr for a service I use only when traveling.
With a tethering app, sprint doesn't know about the sharing. The one I
currently use has the phone's (palm pre) wifi behave like an access point and
multiple clients can connect simultaniously.