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Dear Ted

can we have wireless phone and internet connection on our smartphone or mobile phone while traveling in the ship?.

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Absolutely!  The cruise line will love you - typical costs are around $15-$20 PER MINUTE for ship to shore telephone calls, and $2-$3 per minute for rather slow, high latency, data access.  Many cruise lines these days run private cellular networks on the boat so you can use your phone and pay enormous roaming charges.  

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Ted Mittelstaedt


I will answer questions on the following kinds of High Speed Internet connectivity; ISDN, Frame Relay, dedicated T1, higher speeeds such as DS3/OC3, wireless such as 802.11 and DSL. No questions on dialup V90 or Cable access. I can also answer questions on many types of Cisco routers, and a number of other brands of business routers as well.


I am the technical manager of Internet Partners Inc. an ISP.

I've written a book titled "The FreeBSD Corporate Networker's Guide" published by Addison Wesley

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