Mobile telecoms companies are now pushing “mobile broadband” in the form of a connection that uses the 3G mobile phone networks. While the bandwidth available can be variable, you don’t need massive bandwidth for most tasks, as long as it has sufficient throughput for the main business tasks: email, Facebook and YouTube.
That leaves us a few questions. Has mobile productivity come of age? How do these systems work? What sort of coverage and speeds do they provide? Most importantly, do they work with Linux?