By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2004-12-06 Print this article Print

T-Mobile's GPRS data service is priced well below the others we tested—and for good reason: We experienced low transfer rates and high latency on T-Mobile's network.

We tested T-Mobiles GPRS network using a Sony Ericsson GC79 PC Card, which T-Mobile sells for $200. The GC79 combines a GPRS radio with an 802.11b radio, which is a handy and slot-saving paradigm for machines that lack built-in Wi-Fi.

Click here to read the full review of T-Mobile.

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. Jason's coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.

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