short term fast internet access when a location doesn't have cable internet yet

a location is under construction and there's no cable internet yet.  But a couple people need to have internet access for a small office for a couple hours a day for a couple months.  What are some options?

There's a desktop PC but it has a wired NIC.  I was thinking to use a cell phone as a hot spot but then you either put a wireless NIC in the PC for the short term (a USB wireless nic i guess so you don't have to open up the box for this short term issue).

Cellular hot spots - do they have a wired connection the desktop could connect to or only wifi to the devices?

And any recommendation for a provider of cellular data in the northeast US?  After the couple months, they won't need the unit so a 2 year commitment doesn't make sense.

Thanks!
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Casey WeaverManaged Services Windows Engineer IIICommented:
You would need to pick your provider that's strongest in the area. Normally that's AT&T and Verizon. You can get the hotspot devices without a contract for 100-200$. The hotspots can work without a wifi connection if you use their USB cables and the provided software, but you'll have to check with the cellular provider to ensure you're getting one that has that capability (not all do).

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profgeekCommented:
I didn't check AT&T, but they have similar offerings to this:

http://www.verizonwireless.com/home-office-solutions/verizon/

The router connects to the 4G network and then gives you both wired and wireless access to the Internet.  The "no contract" price is $199, which is similar to what you'll pay for other no-contract options in this genre.

You will, of course, have to pay for your bandwidth, but unless they're streaming video content, they should be able to get some pretty good mileage if they're just working a few hours a day.

With any solution, you'll need to make sure that the 4G signal is as good as possible from the provider that you select.
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