Fret not when you're on the go and your WiFi-enabled laptop is out of any WiFi coverage area. Thanks to 3G mobile technology, you can now still surt the Internet wirelessly. Although users could surt the Net on a mobile telecommunications network before the advent of 3G, it was via a GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) connection.
Celcom offers commercial 3G network that offer surfing speeds of up to 384Kbps (seven times that of GPRS). The data cards can be used with almost any laptop with a PC Card slot to provide high-speed Internet and e-mail access. Celcom uses the E600 data card from Huawei Technologies that offers eamlessconnection to GPRS and WCDMA 2.0(3G) network, so if you're in an area with no 3G coverage, te cards will switch to the well-established GPRS networks automatically.