There were many remarks on the fact that one could not phone and be on the internet at the same time with Neotel's product.
Is this due to below par hardware, or is it a limitation of the CDMA technology used?
Neotel has mentioned that there will be other packages.
It is known that they value the cost of the hardware at R80pm (what it actually costs Neotel is an unknown).
Current know package is R599. The only part of value in it is the 10GB data. The 1000minute Neotel-Neotel calls etc are...
Having a look at the current consumer product available from Neotel it is obvious that it does not compete with Telkom's offerings.
At R600 per "slow" 10GB (compared to "fastest" ADSL), it is almost as expensive as Telkom ADSL.
The Neotel-Neotel free minutes are of no value, and...
is there an external antenna for the E220?
I have a client who is just outside the official 3G coverage area of Vodacom, an nowhere near to MTN's coverage.
He gets about 50% of the time a 3G signal (3/5 bars) on his cellphone - so I guess he will be Ok with a decent external antenna...
I received a Vodafone Huawei E220 USB modem yesterday.
Some first impressions:
Installation was straight forward on WinXP: Follow the manual and expect a large number of new hardware items to be installed. It does not install the PCMCIA Dashboard, but installs a Vodafone interface called...