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    Unlimited GPRS internet <$10/month

    Okay, I just got a t610 with Tmobile, and I have been reading up on the HowardForums. From what I have gathered, apparently Tmobile's prepaid service, EasySpeak, comes with free, unlimited GPRS internet. Not all ports are open, but most of the common ones are (80, 25, 110, and some other ones that I can't remember right now)

    Here's the catch: your "minutes" expire after 90 days on all refills more than $10 (which expire after 30 days). This just means that every 90 days you need to "refill" your card, even if you never actually use any minutes, though if you do refill the card you keep your unused minutes.

    Tmobile doesnt sell the prepaid cards around here so I can't test anything out right now. I am going to Nashville next weekend and I'll pick up a prepaid card to see what outgoing ports are open.

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    that's interesting... So you only get so many minutes on voice, but unlimited data transfer for some cheap little card?
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    HTTP port(80) is open. It noticeably doesn’t support SSL port 443, so no HTTPS. It supports the mails ports POP(110), IMAP(143) and SMTP (25). I'm pretty sure those four ports are the only free ports.

    I have a regular voice plan and I get the above for free as part of the "free WAP". I can use the Internet either on my phone or on my computer via a Bluetooth adapter.

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    can't you just buy the minutes online?

    *edit* what plan do you have ziplock?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zip-Lock
    HTTP port(80) is open. It noticeably doesn’t support SSL port 443, so no HTTPS. It supports the mails ports POP(110), IMAP(143) and SMTP (25). I'm pretty sure those four ports are the only free ports.
    You can get around the port limitation by setting up a SOCKS proxy over SSH. It works great for me...

    Oh, and there are several other ports besides those listed above. I think 993 and 995 work as well...
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    Are you sure this is correct? From what I see they only offer 3 telephones with the Easy Speak starter kits, they are
    Nokia 3390
    Nokia 3595
    Motorolla V66
    Not sure if any of these can connect to a PC, but if they can this would be a good way to have cheap internet :-D

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    all you really need is an unlocked (or locked T-Mobile) GSM phone and an easyspeak SIM card.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zip-Lock
    I have a regular voice plan and I get the above for free as part of the "free WAP". I can use the Internet either on my phone or on my computer via a Bluetooth adapter.
    Hey Zip-Lock: What is the "free WAP" you are referring to?

    Nevermind...I just did a search on howardforums and see that WAP is free for all T-mobile plans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taytay
    Hey Zip-Lock: What is the "free WAP" you are referring to?

    Nevermind...I just did a search on howardforums and see that WAP is free for all T-mobile plans.

    Man - T-mobile does it right.

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    So does Sprint. I don't know about prepaid sprint, but with normal plans, if you have Vision Plan, or Ready link, you get unlimited internet. All you have to do is install software, plug in your phone, and hit go. Speed is close to 144k, not fast, but its not a modem either
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    yay...thats great
    my contract ends in 2months and i was going to get prepaid; now i know which one
    But will my nokia 6200 do any good with it ?
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