We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

Overseas Internet Access

jfilmore33 asked
Last Modified: 2010-03-17
When my boss goes on business abroad, he usually has a lot of complaints about internet access to his laptop. Everything on the network adapters are set up to get IP automatically. Being that it works fine in the office and other places, I am assuming that the places he is unsuccessful getting internet are places where they have custom configurations or charge for connection.

Any travelers out there run into this issue?
Watch Question

Distinguished Expert 2019

I work for a company where we have people who travel overseas quite a bit, and I haven't heard of that. Is he going to a company office overseas, or the offices of another company? If the latter, he'd have to made aware of that other company's rules. Some things even differ somewhat within the exact same company when you go to other offices, so...
Top Expert 2004
This one is on us!
(Get your first solution completely free - no credit card required)

Gain unlimited access to on-demand training courses with an Experts Exchange subscription.

Get Access
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Empower Your Career
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Unlock the solution to this question.
Join our community and discover your potential

Experts Exchange is the only place where you can interact directly with leading experts in the technology field. Become a member today and access the collective knowledge of thousands of technology experts.

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.


Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.