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Wireless Internet Right now I have AOL dialup through my phone service AT&T. I would like to be able to go to the internet without phone or cable service. Someone at work told me I would need a modem. What do I actually need to buy to have internet without phone or cable service. Thanks

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If you are in the uk, you can get mobile broadband through Three or Vodafone

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