Yes, it seemed like doomsday to be away from by 8M connection for couple of critical business days - but this is not so bad at all. I am still connected and environment supports productivity rising.
So, living on Elisa's EDGE network is viable solution for all our technology addicts, I've proved it during these two days. My Panasonic CF-W7 is having it's internal 3G modem connected with EDGE speeds and I am connected.
And while enjoying this Ubuntu powered toughbook, I can be sure that it's not downloading any 100 megabytes service packs or other nonsense, over that mobile link.