With OnStar, you have the capability to have internet service! Unlimited for 20$, it's how I've been doing business since this disaster for awhile.
Here are some stats from the middle of the wreckage town using OnStar;
All California Servers.
Keep in mind that it usually ends up much better than this when on the road to civilization.
Stats from T-Mobile Hotspot with only my laptop attached;
Not bad! The servers my phone tries to contact are strictly East Coast.
With Restored Internet that hasn't been interrupted for about three days;
Much faster! See again that the servers this is pinging are in Atlanta. Let's Traceroute;
If you didn't know, Mac has a Network Utility application that's a GUI version of all the things we would type into a Microsoft Command Line. The Terminal gives us a smidgen more information.
Notice in the Terminal window how the asterisks appear; Some router on our journey is having a bit of trouble.
Watch when I run the test again;
Now we're in even faster with the help of Dallas, TX.