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Started by: samdunwell
On: 31/08/2013 | 21:32
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by: samdunwell
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:32

right im with giffgaff for my iphone and i cant really complain, now i want to be with giffgaff for internet on my laptop, i need a dongle, what dongle can i get that works with the giffgaff network/sim ??? i want a cheap one but decent quality or whatever? cheers sam

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by: revjonty
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:43 edited: 31/08/2013 | 21:47
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most dongles will work fine, as long as they are unlocked or on o2.
you must make sure you DONT buy an unlimited goodybag though, as only the limited data goodybags or gigabags are allowed to be conected to a laptop.
see tethering policy:
http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Using-giffgaff/Tethering-policy/ta-p/7816336
hope this helps

 

p.s. I use a zte mf112 and it seems fine to me, and they are cheep

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by: 1zara1
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:35
You can get obe with o2
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by: ranest
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:35
Huawei dongles are quite popular, just make sure it's unlocked or locked to O2. Smiley Happy
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by: w69d
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:41

Huawei MIFI are just a bit better than a dongle ( long as your laptop has wifi ), try looking at one of those
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by: kamran_4
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:42
make sure its unlocked or on o2
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by: revjonty
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:43 edited: 31/08/2013 | 21:47
Best Answer

most dongles will work fine, as long as they are unlocked or on o2.
you must make sure you DONT buy an unlimited goodybag though, as only the limited data goodybags or gigabags are allowed to be conected to a laptop.
see tethering policy:
http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Using-giffgaff/Tethering-policy/ta-p/7816336
hope this helps

 

p.s. I use a zte mf112 and it seems fine to me, and they are cheep

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by: raza123
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:44
is it unlocked or locked to o2 mate ?
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by: lawli56
on: 31/08/2013 | 21:46 edited: 31/08/2013 | 21:48

Huawei dongles seem to be the easiest to unlock if you need to, but you can find unlocked dongles with the mobile partner software installed fairly cheaply on ebay. Just make sure it's capable of at least 7.2mbps.

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by: hoppo1973
on: 31/08/2013 | 22:11
Make sure it's on O2
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by: ljk876
on: 31/08/2013 | 22:15
any dongle really as long as its unlocked to o2
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