You should send them an e-mail to find out what it would cost without the USB cable. Although my father already had a USB calbe for his phone, he ordered it with the cable, since he's prone to losing things.<br><br>But when you think about how much time you've spent with trying to configure these modem scripts, and how much of a hack it is, this product paid for itself in an hour. Plus, you have Verizon, so you get the free ISP.<br><br>