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Chapter 4. Connecting on the Road > Traveling Outside the United States

Traveling Outside the United States

Connecting to the Internet outside the United States is much more problematic than connecting domestically. Not only do you have the similar problem of finding a local access number for your ISP, you also have to deal with differing phone systems and power standards, all of which make connecting more complex and time consuming.

Local Connections

The first step to connecting from a foreign country is to find a local access number—and an ISP that accepts connections from that country. If you have a local ISP or broadband connection, you’re definitely out of luck. Instead, you could establish an ISP account in that particular country (difficult to do, and not necessary) or go with one of the options presented here:


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