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Author: dougt

Joined: 3/30/2010
Posts: 2
Trips Taken: 20
Traveler Since: 2002

July 15, 2011

I know wifi is available on most river boats in Europe, but is it available on the Tikhi Don in Russia?  3G data service appears to be available, but it is horribly expensive!! (about $.02/kb)

Author: pauline

Joined: 3/9/2010
Posts: 970
Trips Taken: 11
Countries Visited:

England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Malta, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, China, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Canada, Russia, Ukraine

Traveler Since: 1999

July 15, 2011

The last I heard was that Wi-Fi was not available on the two Russian river ships.  But last year, I could use one of the two computers in the library on the Rossia to access my e-mail, and it worked just fine with a few exceptions when we were in a "dead" zone. 

Author: dougt

Joined: 3/30/2010
Posts: 2
Trips Taken: 20
Traveler Since: 2002

July 16, 2011

Thanks pauline, that's what I needed to know.  I guess I shouldn't bother to carry my own laptop, which is good since it will lighten my luggage.

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