03-28-2012, 12:41 AM
| | Re: Where is my 3G data coming from?
On 3/27/2012 2:25 PM, M.L. wrote:
>>>> However, Reachout Wireless claims that they don't offer Internet
>>>> access. Can someone tell me who is providing the 3G data access and
>>>> how I will be charged for it if I keep using it? BTW, I turned 3G off
>>>> for now. Thanks.
>>> Reachout charges $1.25/MB. It's in their terms and conditions. Pretty
>>> expensive but okay for very occasional use.
>>> "Data: The rates to send or receive Data using your REACHOUT WIRELESS™
>>> handset is $1.25 per megabyte."
>>> Reachout is a pretty good deal for voice but not for data or texting.
>> Thanks for your reply. Somehow the cellular Internet access I was
>> getting has stopped.
> Spoke too soon. When I enabled Mobile Networks the 1x icon showed up.
On Android you need to be very careful because some apps use data
surreptitiously for advertising.
If you root your phone and install Droidwall you can stop this sort of
thing from happening. I keep my mobile data turned off when not in use.