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Mobile internet - Europe. greece turkey middle east

What do you guys do aside from public wi-fi spots?

I just read this fascinating page on Turkey using sim
nomadic-one.com - Affordable Internet anywhere in Turkey through GPRS/EDGE

but it sounds complicated to me, I've not travelled with laptop before how do you use one in conjunction with a mobile phone?
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I'm in India at the moment and using mobile internet via Idea, just purchase the usb stick insert sim and away you go. It's about £30 for sick and sim and £8 a month unlimited use.

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Hope you are enjoying you trip Pete, I enjoyed looking at your site.

Is this the same process for most countries? I've only just bought a laptop and haven't even had a chance to try it where I live.

Have I got this right, buy a usb stick for laptop and insert sim into usb...............and you don't need mobile.

I'll be travelling through France, Italy, Greece, Turkey Syria and Jordan

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Yeah, the usb stick is the phone if you see what I mean ? I'm not sure how compatible it is with other companies sims but it is just a standard sim so I would think that every new country you visit, buy sim for that country and insert into stick and away you go or you can use it international roaming it would cost quite a bit doing that though. Had no problem across Europe and Turkey are wifi mad, it depends on how much your going to use it, if your just checking email and a bit of surfing to find parts/general info then I wouldn't bother but if you are updating a web site or have to have internet when and where you please then go for it.

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Thanks Pete.

Is it it easy to buy a usb stick in Turkey without a permanent address?
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