Can I use High Speed Broadband on iPad?

Hi, I currently use a portable USB broadband modem/stick to connect to the internet on my Windows laptop. I would lke to know if I can use the same on an iPad / iPad2. I am aware that iPad provides the option of wi-fi and 3G. But please let me know if the USB broadband internet can be used.
sukhoi35Asked:
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snailcatCommented:
Not without rooting your device
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sukhoi35Author Commented:
what is rooting?
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snailcatCommented:
That is your operating system to allow unapproved applications to run.
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md624Commented:
Lookup "jailbreak iOS" on any search engine.
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mccrickCommented:
even then I would not plan on it working unless you find specific instructions on how to do it. Do to the upstanding nature of Expert Exchange, you probably won't find much info here on jailbreaking Apple products, but jailbreak is one of the search terms you would use to find a hack that might work.
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nappy_dThere are a 1000 ways to skin the technology cat.Commented:
Not sure how it would work. This is because iPads have no usb ports for device input.

So, even if you manage to jailbreak your device, it does you no good.
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md624Commented:
There are several adapters available for iPads from Apple and other vendors that convert the dock connector to a USB port. If you jailbreak, you will be able to utilize any of these adapters for your intended purpose.
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snailcatCommented:
As md624 mentioned you can use a connection kit to give you a USB port on your iPad.  Then with a jailbreak of the system you should be able to use your USB broadband.

The camera connection kit will give you the USB port:  http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC531

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nappy_dThere are a 1000 ways to skin the technology cat.Commented:
Is there even a jailbreak out for the iPad2 and iOS4.3?  I don't think so,
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sukhoi35Author Commented:
Thanks!
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