Sprint has joined forces with Sierra Wireless to bring its users lightening quick wireless access while on the go. The companies have now unveiled the Sprint 3G/4G USB 250U mobile broadband modem for that very same purpose. The latest offering is claimed to provide speeds of up to 10 times faster when pitted against 3G. It also sports a compact round appearance complete with 180-degree rotating hinge.
The ideal design adorned by the device allows customers to pair it with both horizontal and vertical USB ports as well as any type of laptop. The modem has the ability to support Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Mac OS. When paired with the Sprint 3G network, the built-in GPS capability offers navigation, location and mapping solutions.
“Sprint continues to lead the 4G revolution and is proud to expand its growing portfolio of devices with the addition of 3G/4G USB 250U from Sierra Wireless. Consumers, businesses and industries such as construction, government, healthcare and transportation will be able to extend their Internet experience beyond the home and office and benefit from the constant connectivity and real-time access at lightning fast speeds,” stated Fared Adib, vice president-Product Development for Sprint.
According to the companies, this product is Sprint’s first USB modem with dual external antenna ports. Users on the move can easily view whether they are connected to Sprint’s 3G or 4G network through separate LED displays. The dual-mode offering is expected to provide its users with better productivity and revenue along with increased customer satisfaction.
“Following on the success of Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot, we are extremely pleased to offer Sprint customers a unique new 3G/4G device, combining the speed of 4G with the reliable coverage of Sprint’s 3G network. The Sprint 3G/4G USB 250U mobile broadband modem from Sierra Wireless is made for road warriors, providing flexibility, high quality and top-notch performance,” explained Mike O’Brien, vice president-Operator and Distributor Sales for Sierra Wireless.
The Sprint 3G/4G USB 250U can now be purchased via Business Direct and Business Solutions Partners. Consumers will be able to get their hands on the device by mid-July through full channel availability. The trendy USB modem from Sprint can be acquired absolutely free of cost after a $50 mail-in-rebate and backed with a two-year service agreement.
The Mobile Broadband Connection plan bears a price tag of $59.99 each month where customers can avail of unlimited use on the Sprint 4G Network and 5GB of data on the Sprint 3G Network.