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    Sierra USB aircard - can you use with Boost Sim ?

    I was wondering if you can use a Sierra USB aircard with Boost Sim ?

    http://www.amazon.com/Sierra-Wireles.../dp/B000Q5KJDW

    I have one with a dead AT+T sim , I know it can be unlocked

    Just an idea

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    That is GSM/HSDPA. Boost and Nextel use Iden.
    It will not work.
    Nextel used to sell some mobile adapters for laptops. Those were Iden, I bet those would work.

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    Nope no way no how

    sry

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    OK.....then has anyone used the Nextel aircard and boost Sim

    if it works then you do not need to tether a phone and have to charge it when in use (have not figured out how to do both at one time)

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    If you are thinking of using Nextel data for a laptop I think it's may just be faster to go to wherever you need the information from rather than trying to use the network, it will be much faster.

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    I am just trying to do the same as tethering a boost mobile phone to my netbook,

    if it works then the aircard with boost sim would be charged by the netbook,

    I am not looking for speed, just access if I am away from a wifi source

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    There was only one pc card IM204c that worked with nextel iden network. There was the Airlink Modems ( but those were ment for commerical use ( about the side of a netbook and uses a serial port ) Other solutions invovled mobil credit card processing etc.

    As far as just working they should considering people with wireless web for there regular nextel phones were poping it in and having it work.

    Problem is there not many of these cards around and quite rare.


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    Wirelessly posted (HP 211 and SE Z780: SonyEricssonTM506/R3DA Browser/NetFront/3.4 Profile/MIDP-2.1 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 JavaPlatform/JP-8.3.2)

    the easiest and working solution is using bluetooth
    I776 and i335 have it, no driver hassle
    I wouldn't recommend using iden for data, it's 25kbps max

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    I understand iden is very very slow ,

    thats OK, its a back-up just to have in case,

    I have a i425 I can tether,

    I was just "hoping" that my Sierra card or one like it would work but it has to be USB for the netbook

    Ohh well I guess I will tether it..

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