DayPass Wireless uses Verizon’s mobile broadband network to offer some of the cheapest AirCard rentals.
There are 3 kinds of mobile broadband. Postpaid, prepaid and rental. Postpaid offers discounted equipment in exchange for a long term contract. Prepaid offers no contracts in exchange for full price equipment. Rental offers no contract or equipment ownership in exchange for a higher overall cost.
See the 2011 AirCard Rental Review for the most recent info.
2 year mobile broadband contracts aren't for everyone. Neither is having prepaid wireless broadband hotspots all across the country.
Sometimes, you just need to be able to get online for a couple days while you're at a business conference, on vacation, or RV'ing...