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iPad 3 w/ Verizon cell data

Has anyone tried to connect an iPad 3 (Verizon model, A1403) to a cellular data network in Switzerland?

I know wifi will work, and my iPhone is going to be OK as it's a 4S, but I have never signed my iPad 3 up for data coverage in the US much less in Switzerland.

Thanks again!

Posted by
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Can't you just share your data connection from your phone with your ipad?

I can share mine with at least 5 devices.

As long as your phone is global you can add global data for $25/100MB

Posted by
270 posts

Tethering is locked by my company. :( Yeah. Good idea otherwise. Thanks

Posted by
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I'd suggest having a chat with Verizon, in order to get some idea what cellular data access will cost for the iPad. If you're paying for a data roaming package on the iPhone, will it be necessary to also have data access on the iPad?

Posted by
2396 posts

Also be aware that Verizon is not always GSM-friendly, it might be CDMA which I do not believe is usable in Europa. I'm thinking about buying/renting a mobile hot spot with someone like Swisscom so I don't have to worry about finding wifi.