Live in an unfortunately located apartment or rural area (or any other cellular phantom zone)? Verizon will let you turn your net connection into 40 feet of 3G. This is still, however, a pricy fix for bad service.
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The 3G Network Extender—a generic black box from Samsung—will allow use from up to six phones at once, and no additional fees will be tacked onto your plan. [Verizon]