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[UK] Best Mobile "Dongle" Internet?

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Just wanting to know what you lot are using, if any. There are comparison sites out there, but you can't beat user experience!

I preferably want something with the highest speed and download allowance, as I do like to stream my favourite TV shows or download them. This would be something like 350mb an episode, and maybe 5 episodes a week at least. So that's 7GB right there. 10GB would be optimal I suppose!

Not to mention Steam games... Guess I'll have to just get hard copies, unless there's decent bolt on GB prices.

I also assume gaming is totally out of the question?

Lastly, they all state upto 7.2mb, how realistic is that? What sort of average speed can I expect?
Edited by Dom_sufc - 2/27/11 at 6:06am
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The top-up dongles are absolutely terrible. I used one for a while whilst I changed ISP, and I'll never do it again.

It was £10 for 2GB of combined (upload and download) internet usage.

I had to use minimal everything, no YouTube, no streaming, no music downloading etc.

I also had to disable image downloading with AdBlock.

It did last me a few weeks though...
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